Safety Nets and Benefit Dependence

Safety Nets and Benefit Dependence

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Patterns of transitions into and out of benefit receipt are important measures of the effectiveness of social protection system, which play a important role in response to economic downturns. This volume contains new research on the dynamics of social insurance, including articles that provide evidence on benefit dependence from various countries.Income Support (IS) and income-based Job Seekers Allowance (JSA) differ from HB and Council Tax Benefit (CTB) because receipt depends on employment status. ... In the analysis presented below, we do not include HB and CTB in our definition of SA. ... a specified minimum level and unavailable for full-time work ( e.g. lone parent, registered sick or disabled, caring for someone who is sick or elderly).

Title:Safety Nets and Benefit Dependence
Author:Stéphane Carcillo, Herwig Immervoll, Stephen P. Jenkins, Sebastian Königs, Konstantinos Tatsiramos
Publisher:Emerald Group Publishing - 2014-06-26


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