Covid 19, low incomes and poverty

Publication type

Report

Series

Iriss ESSS Outlines

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Publication date

July 14, 2020

Summary:

This summary provides an overview of recent evidence relating to: Covid 19, low incomes and poverty. About the evidence presented: We searched for academic research and grey literature using a wide range of search terms including: Covid-19, poverty, low incomes, deprivation, unemployment, health inequalities, housing, school closures, food poverty, fuel poverty, benefits system. As Covid-19 is a new phenomenon the quality of evidence in the available literature is relatively low, but does contain valuable observations for professionals working in social care.

DOI

https://doi.org/10.31583/esss.20200715

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Link

https://www.iriss.org.uk/resources/esss-outlines/covid-19-low-incomes-and-poverty

Notes

References: Benzeval, M., Burton, J., Crossley, T.F., Fisher, P., J├Ąckle, A., Low, H., and Read, B. (2020) The idiosyncratic impact of an aggregate shock: the distributional consequences of COVID-19, Understanding Society Working Paper Series, No. 2020-09. Colchester: University of Essex. Institute for Social and Economic Research.

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