A review of poverty dynamics research in the UK
Dynamics research presents a dramatically more comprehensive understanding of poverty than point-in-time studies. While point-in-time studies provide a static‘snap shot’ of the population at a given single moment, dynamics or longitudinal research traces the same individuals or households over time and so is able to record stories of change.
Research on poverty dynamics in the UK has taken root since the 1990s. This study aimed to gather and reflect on existing poverty dynamics literature in order to: