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Published: 28 July 2011

430 Pages | 55 Figures, 38 Tables


ISBN: 9780199226436

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Changing Fortunes

Income Mobility and Poverty Dynamics in Britain

Stephen P. Jenkins

  • New and specially-undertaken analysis that has not been published before
  • Examines jobs, earnings, benefits and credits, and household changes such as marriage, divorce, and childbirth
  • First study for Britain of income mobility and poverty dynamics over two decades, including the first examination of trends and patterns
  • A unique and detailed reference on the British Household Panel Survey, a data source that is used for extensive policy related research and monitoring of government targets
  • Cross-national comparative analysis with the US and Europe helps place the British experience in its international context

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