In work poverty in the UK: problem, policy analysis and platform for action

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Rod Hick and Alba Lanau

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This report contains the final results of a research project examining in-work poverty in the UK, funded by the Nuffield Foundation.


Labour Market, Households, Poverty, Public Policy, Welfare Benefits, Wages And Earnings and Taxation



Funded by the Nuffield Foundation; Referenced by: Understanding Society (2018) ‘Written evidence from Understanding Society the UK Household Longitudinal Study (WSN0051) [Work and Pensions Select Committee. Welfare safety net inquiry]’. London: Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Work and Pensions Select Committee.

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