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Welfare & Social Security

IFS Green Budget

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IFS Green Budget .The Institute for Fiscal Studies present their well respected Green Budget - an annual look at the tax and spending choices open to the British government before the official budget. Highlights from this year's Green Budget include discussions of the prospects for financing Higher Education through a graduate tax, R&D tax credits and asset-based welfare reforms is published by the Institute for Fiscal Studies.

 

By Institute for Fiscal Studies. , UK .

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British welfare reform and children since 1997

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British welfare reform and children since 1997 .Mike Brewer and Paul Gregg examine the welfare reforms enacted by the Labour government as part of its commitment to eradicate child poverty by 2020. They find that substantial progress has been made. The appendix contains a detailed comparison of the UK Working Families Tax Credit and the US Earned Income Tax Credit is published by the Institute for Fiscal Studies.

 

By Institute for Fiscal Studies. , UK .

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Monitoring Poverty and Social Exclusion

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Monitoring Poverty and Social Exclusion .This report shows the progress of the UK government in tackling poverty and social exclusion across a range of fronts. While much has been achieved in reducing income poverty and burglaries, much more remains to be done on measures such as homelessness. "Monitoring Poverty and Social Exclusion" by Guy Palmer, Mohibur Rahman and Peter Kenway - is published by the New Policy Institute / Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

 

By New Policy Institute / Joseph Rowntree Foundation , UK .

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Social Mobility

Social Mobility .This paper investigates the role of marriage in intergenerational social mobility in Britain. It finds, for example, that for some groups marrying up is still an important method of upwards social mobility. John Ermisch and Marco Francesconi also argue that richer parents pass on a large stock of social and intellectual capital to their children. "Intergenerational Social Mobility and Assortive Mating in Britain" is published by the Institute for Social and Economic Research. .

 

By Institute for Social and Economic Research ,UK.

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