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A method for decomposing the impact of reforms on the long-run income distribution, with an application to universal credit

Mike Brewer, Robert Joyce, Tom Waters, Joseph Woods

EconomicsPovertyPublic PolicyWelfare BenefitsIncome DynamicsTaxationLife Course AnalysisSurveys


Half of children entitled to free school meals do not have access to the scheme during the COVID-19 lockdown in the UK

Jennie C. Parnham, Anthony A. Laverty, Azeem Majeed, Eszter P. Vamos

Young PeopleEducationPovertyLiving StandardsPublic PolicyWelfare BenefitsHealthCovid 19


Did the UK policy response to Covid-19 protect household incomes?

Mike Brewer, Iva Valentinova Tasseva

Labour MarketHouseholdsUnemploymentEconomicsPublic PolicyWelfare BenefitsIncome DynamicsWages And EarningsHealthMicrosimulationTaxationCovid 19


Briefing note COVID-19 Survey: the economic effects

Thomas F. Crossley, Michaela Benzeval, Jonathan Burton, Paul Fisher, Annette Jäckle, Brendan Read, Hamish Low

Lone ParentsLabour MarketUnemploymentEconomicsPovertyWelfare BenefitsIncome DynamicsSavings And AssetsWages And EarningsHousehold EconomicsDebt: IndebtednessHealthFinanceCaregivingCovid 19


Black, minority Britons hit hardest by COVID job losses, researchers say

Michaela Benzeval, Jonathan Burton, Thomas F. Crossley, Paul Fisher, Annette Jäckle, Hamish Low, Brendan Read

DemographyLabour MarketUnemploymentEconomicsPovertyWelfare BenefitsSurvey MethodologyIncome DynamicsSavings And AssetsWages And EarningsHousehold EconomicsDebt: IndebtednessEthnic GroupsHealthFinanceSocial StratificationCovid 19


BAME and single-parent families worst hit financially by Covid-19

Michaela Benzeval, Jonathan Burton, Thomas F. Crossley, Paul Fisher, Annette Jäckle, Hamish Low, Brendan Read

DemographyLabour MarketUnemploymentEconomicsPovertyWelfare BenefitsSurvey MethodologyIncome DynamicsSavings And AssetsWages And EarningsHousehold EconomicsDebt: IndebtednessEthnic GroupsHealthFinanceSocial StratificationCovid 19


Coronavirus hitting BAME and single parent families worst financially

Michaela Benzeval, Jonathan Burton, Thomas F. Crossley, Paul Fisher, Annette Jäckle, Hamish Low, Brendan Read

DemographyLabour MarketUnemploymentEconomicsPovertyWelfare BenefitsSurvey MethodologyIncome DynamicsSavings And AssetsWages And EarningsHousehold EconomicsDebt: IndebtednessEthnic GroupsHealthFinanceSocial StratificationCovid 19


The idiosyncratic impact of an aggregate shock: the distributional consequences of COVID-19

Michaela Benzeval, Jonathan Burton, Thomas F. Crossley, Paul Fisher, Annette Jäckle, Hamish Low, Brendan Read

DemographyLabour MarketUnemploymentEconomicsPovertyWelfare BenefitsSurvey MethodologyIncome DynamicsSavings And AssetsWages And EarningsHousehold EconomicsDebt: IndebtednessEthnic GroupsHealthFinanceSocial StratificationCovid 19


Single mothers and lowest paid hit hardest by loss of income in Covid-19 crisis

Thomas Crossley, Paul Fisher, Hamish Low

Lone ParentsLabour MarketUnemploymentEconomicsPovertyWelfare BenefitsIncome DynamicsSavings And AssetsWages And EarningsHousehold EconomicsDebt: IndebtednessHealthFinanceCaregivingCovid 19


Understanding Society COVID-19 Survey, Wave 1, April 2020: the economic effects

Thomas Crossley, Paul Fisher, Hamish Low

Lone ParentsLabour MarketUnemploymentEconomicsPovertyWelfare BenefitsIncome DynamicsSavings And AssetsWages And EarningsHousehold EconomicsDebt: IndebtednessHealthFinanceCaregivingCovid 19


Effects on mental health of a UK welfare reform, Universal Credit: a longitudinal controlled study

Sophie Wickham, Lee Bentley, Tanith Rose, Margaret Whitehead, David Taylor-Robinson, Ben Barr

Area EffectsPsychologyGeographyUnemploymentPublic PolicyWelfare BenefitsWell BeingHealth


Spatial influences on domains of life satisfaction in the UK

Chris Hand

Area EffectsPsychologyUrban SociologyGeographyRural SociologyWell BeingHealth


Post-conflict area-based regeneration policy in deprived urban neighbourhoods

Gretta Mohan, Alberto Longo, Frank Kee

Area EffectsGeographySocial ExclusionUrban EconomyReligionEconomicsPublic PolicyWelfare BenefitsGovernment


Welfare safety net. Twenty-eighth report of session 2017–19. Report, together with formal minutes relating to the report. Ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 17 July 2019

PovertyWelfare BenefitsGovernmentSocial Policy


Universal credit and its impact on household incomes: the long and the short of it

Mike Brewer, Robert Joyce, Tom Waters, Joseph Woods

HouseholdsPovertyWelfare BenefitsIncome DynamicsTaxationLife Course Analysis


Written evidence from Understanding Society the UK Household Longitudinal Study (WSN0051) [Work and Pensions Select Committee. Welfare safety net inquiry]

Social ExclusionHouseholdsPovertyWelfare BenefitsSocial Policy


Child Benefit, Child Tax Credit and Working Tax Credit take-up rates 2016-17

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Young PeopleHouseholdsPublic PolicyWelfare BenefitsTaxation


The bedroom tax

Stephen Gibbons, Maria Sanchez-Vidal, Olmo Silva

HouseholdsLiving StandardsPublic PolicyWelfare BenefitsIncome DynamicsTaxationHousing Market


Stop DSS discrimination: ending prejudice against renters on housing benefit

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PovertyPublic PolicyWelfare BenefitsHousing Market


Effects of restrictions to Income Support on health of lone mothers in the UK: a natural experiment study

Srinivasa Vittal Katikireddi, Oarabile R. Molaodi, Marcia Gibson, Ruth Dundas, Peter Craig

Lone ParentsLabour MarketPublic PolicyChildbearing: FertilityWelfare BenefitsWell BeingHealth


Housing subsidies and property prices: evidence from England

Nils Braakmann, Stephen McDonald

Area EffectsGeographyEconomicsPublic PolicyWelfare BenefitsHousing Market


Poverty trends in Germany and Great Britain: the impact of changes in labour markets, families, and social policy

Jan Brülle

Labour MarketHouseholdsEconomicsPovertyWelfare BenefitsIncome DynamicsLife Course AnalysisSocial Policy


Generational interdependencies: the social implications for welfare

Older PeoplePensionsDemographyYoung PeopleLabour MarketHouseholdsEconomicsWelfare BenefitsSavings And AssetsHealthLife Course AnalysisFinanceHousing Market


Drivers of poverty entry and persistence among older people in the UK

Ricky Kanabar

Older PeoplePovertyWelfare BenefitsIncome Dynamics


Gender inequality and family change: commentary

Sam Smethers

Labour MarketHouseholdsPublic PolicyChildbearing: FertilityWelfare BenefitsWages And EarningsLife Course AnalysisSocial AttitudesSurveysSociology Of HouseholdsCaregiving