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Understanding poverty

Publication date

2009

Abstract

The Research Centre on Micro-Social Change used data from the British Household Panel Study to examine how individuals' and families' income and pay changes from year to year. The research has led to a far better understanding of how poverty and low pay persist, and the factors influencing social mobility. The findings have informed policies for combating child poverty, the reform of the UK tax system, and the Department for Work and Pensions' Opportunity for All programme.

Subjects

Poverty and Research

Links

http://www.esrcsocietytoday.ac.uk/ESRCInfoCentre/strategicplan/achievements/poverty.aspx

Notes

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