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Published: 20 December 2012

296 Pages | 68 Figures, 37 Tables


ISBN: 9780199671021

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The Great Recession and the Distribution of Household Income

Edited by Stephen P. Jenkins, Andrea Brandolini, John Micklewright, and Brian Nolan

  • Comprehensive analysis of the impact of the Great Recession on household incomes and how the major economic downturn has affected how well-off people are
  • The first cross-national comparative perspective, it shows the diverse country experiences of the Great Recession and how its impacts have played out
  • Extensive chapter cross-referencing, relatively non-technical language, and extensive use of graphical summaries of statistical findings
  • Includes new analysis specially commissioned for the book
  • Focus on living standards measure (household income, not just employment earnings) and population coverage of the old and young, and the employed and unemployed

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