Journals Higher Education



Published: 13 April 2017

368 Pages | Figures and Tables


ISBN: 9780198797968

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Children of Austerity

Impact of the Great Recession on Child Poverty in Rich Countries

Edited by Bea Cantillon, Yekaterina Chzhen, Sudhanshu Handa, and Brian Nolan

  • Examines the impact of the financial crisis on households with children
  • Includes case studies of Belgium, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States
  • Analyses the impact of government austerity policies on living standards