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What Difference does a Job Make? The Income Consequences of Joblessness in Europe

Duncan Gallie

in Resisting Marginalization: Unemployment Experience and Social Policy in the European Union

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199271849
eISBN:
9780191602733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271844.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter examines replacement rates across Europe using an integrated European tax-benefit model. It is argued that the household context must be taken into account when comparing measures of ... More


Rural-Urban Migration of Labour: Microeconomics

John Knight and Lina Song

in The Rural-Urban Divide: Economic Disparities and Interactions in China

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293309
eISBN:
9780191684975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293309.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the microeconomics of the rural–urban migration of labour in China. It states that the empirical analysis of the previous chapter was based on surveys that provide only limited ... More


The Effect of Children on the Income Status of Female-Headed Households: An Intercountry Comparison

Martha N. Ozawa and Yongwoo Lee

in Child Welfare Research: Advances for Practice and Policy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195304961
eISBN:
9780199863648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304961.003.0022
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Research and Evaluation

This chapter examines the degree to which the number of children lowers the income status of female-headed households. The US situation is compared with that of other industrialized countries. In the ... More


Implications of ETR in Europe for Household Distribution

Daniel Blobel, Holger Gerdes, Hector Pollitt, Jennifer Barton, Thomas Drosdowski, Christian Lutz, Marc Ingo Wolter, and Paul Ekins

in Environmental Tax Reform (ETR): A Policy for Green Growth

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199584505
eISBN:
9780191725012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584505.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter looks in depth at the possible implications of ETR for household distribution. It starts with a literature review, which shows that ETR in principle can be regressive, especially when it ... More


Introduction: What This Lecture Is About

A. B. Atkinson

in The Changing Distribution of Earnings in OECD Countries

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199532438
eISBN:
9780191714559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532438.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of the overall theme of this book, which is the distribution of individual earnings or household income. Specifically, the book examines ... More


The Impact of Income Dynamics on Mortality in the United States

Peggy Mcdonough, Greg J. Duncan, David R. Williams, and James S. House

in The Mortality Crisis in Transitional Economies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198297413
eISBN:
9780191685347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297413.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The United States is facing a growing problem in inequality in terms of income which has dictated the course of the country’s economic growth. In order to study the relationship of income and ... More


The British Household Panel Survey and its Income Data

Stephen P. Jenkins

in Changing Fortunes: Income Mobility and Poverty Dynamics in Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199226436
eISBN:
9780191728457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226436.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter introduces the British Household Panel Survey (BHPS), the data source underpinning the book's empirical analysis. The BHPS is described in detail — the design, sample size and response ... More


The Economic Aspect of the Household

T. N. Madan

in The Hindu Householder: The T.N. Madan Omnibus

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198069409
eISBN:
9780199080038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069409.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter discusses the economic situation of the Pandit household. Topics covered include the traditional sources of household income; recent changes in the pattern of economic pursuits; ... More


Poverty and Deprivation in Europe

Brian Nolan and Christopher T. Whelan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199588435
eISBN:
9780191731327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588435.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Research on poverty in rich countries relies primarily on household income to capture living standards and distinguish those in poverty, and this is also true of official poverty measurement and ... More


Country case study—USA

Jeffrey Thompson and Timothy M. Smeeding

in The Great Recession and the Distribution of Household Income

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199671021
eISBN:
9780191750601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671021.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This is the last of six chapters that focus on one country in depth: the USA in this case. The Great Recession (GR) was the most dramatic economic downturn that the USA experienced in more than six ... More


Income sharing and spending decisions of young people living with their parents

Márton Medgyesi and Ildikó Nagy

in Youth Labor in Transition: Inequalities, Mobility, and Policies in Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190864798
eISBN:
9780190864828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190864798.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

This chapter examines income sharing by young adults living with their parents. Using data from EU-SILC 2010, the chapter explores the determinants of contributions to household expenses among young ... More


Understanding the Mismatch between Income Poverty and Material Deprivation

Brian Nolan and Christopher T. Whelan

in Poverty and Deprivation in Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199588435
eISBN:
9780191731327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588435.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the mismatch between poverty measured indirectly using income and direct measures focusing on indicators of material deprivation, using both comparative and longitudinal ... More


Spaghetti Unravelled: A Model-Based Description of Differences in Income-Age Trajectories

Stephen P. Jenkins

in Changing Fortunes: Income Mobility and Poverty Dynamics in Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199226436
eISBN:
9780191728457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226436.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter describes individuals' income-age trajectories. A picture of these looks like a plateful of cooked spaghetti but it is shown that this spaghetti can be unravelled using a statistical ... More


Trends in the Distribution of Household Income, 1979–2010

Edward Harris and Frank Sammartino

in Measuring Economic Sustainability and Progress

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226121338
eISBN:
9780226121475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226121475.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Numerous studies have found that the distribution of income in the United States has become increasingly unequal—in particular, the share of income accruing to the highest-income households has ... More


Understanding the Drivers of Nutritional Status of Children in Rural India

Rekha Sharma, J.V. Meenakshi, and Sanghamitra Das

in Growth, Development, and Diversity: India's Record since Liberalization

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077992
eISBN:
9780199081608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077992.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter analyses the correlates of child nutritional status in rural India in an attempt to understand which drivers may be used as entry points to policy intervention. Using children’s ... More


How Has Income Inequality Grown?: The Reshaping of the Income Distribution in LIS Countries

Arthur S. Alderson and Kevin Doran

in Income Inequality: Economic Disparities and the Middle Class in Affluent Countries

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804778244
eISBN:
9780804786751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778244.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The chapter looks “behind” standard summary measures of inequality to identify where distributional changes occurred in eight societies over the longest period available in the Luxembourg Income ... More


Private Donations for International Development

John Micklewright and Anna Wright

in New Sources of Development Finance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199278558
eISBN:
9780191601590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278555.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter starts by considering the extent to which development benefits from philanthropic effort, showing that a great deal of philanthropy in rich industrialised countries is aimed at domestic ... More


Country case study—UK

Robert Joyce and Luke Sibieta

in The Great Recession and the Distribution of Household Income

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199671021
eISBN:
9780191750601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671021.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This is the fifth of six chapters that focus on one country in depth: the UK in this case. GDP fell by over 7% during the Great Recession (GR), a post-war record. Employment fell by less than GDP, ... More


Country case study—Italy

Andrea Brandolini, Francesco D Amuri, and Ivan Faiella

in The Great Recession and the Distribution of Household Income

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199671021
eISBN:
9780191750601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671021.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This is the third of six chapters that focus on one country in depth: Italy in this case. The Great Recession in Italy was largely a ‘real’ phenomenon—triggered by the drop in world trade and demand, ... More


Summary and conclusions

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

in The Great Recession and the Distribution of Household Income

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199671021
eISBN:
9780191750601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671021.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The final chapter summarizes what the six country case studies, together with the evidence from the 21 OECD countries provided in Chapter 2, suggest about the short-term distributional impact of the ... More


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