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Research Paper Social Policy in a Cold Climate Working Papers

Were we really all in it together? The distributional effects of the UK Coalition government's tax-benefit policy changes

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Publication date

Nov 2014

Summary


This paper presents a detailed analysis which will form part of an overall discussion of Coalition policy towards cash transfers, which will be published early in 2015. This is one of a series of papers examining aspects of the social policy record of the Conservative/Liberal Democrat Coalition in England from 2010-15, with a particular focus on poverty, inequality and the distribution of social and economic outcomes. The research is taking place from October 2011 to May 2015. More detail and other papers in the series will be found at: http://sticerd.lse.ac.uk/case/_new/research/Social_Policy_in_a_Cold_Climate.asp

Subjects

Poverty, Welfare Benefits, Government, Microsimulation, Taxation, Economic Policy, and Social Policy

Links

http://sticerd.lse.ac.uk/case/_new/publications/series.asp?prog=SPCCWP

Notes

Is referenced by: Booker, C.L. and Knies, G. (2017) ‘Health Committee. Children and young people's mental health - role of education inquiry. Written evidence from the Institute for Social and Economic Research at the University of Essex (CMH0111)’. Colchester: University of Essex. Institute for Social and Economic Research.


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