THE INS AND OUTS OF POVERTY IN ADVANCED ECONOMIES:
 GOVERNMENT POLICY AND POVERTY DYNAMICS IN CANADA, GERMANY, GREAT BRITAIN, AND THE UNITED STATES

Comparative analysis of poverty dynamics—transitions and persistence—can yield important insights about the nature of poverty and the effectiveness of alternative policy responses. This manuscript compares poverty dynamics in four advanced industrial countries (Canada, unified Germany, Great Britain...

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Volume: 52
Main Author: Valletta, Robert G
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: Oxford, UK Blackwell Publishing Ltd 01.06.2006
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published in: The Review of income and wealth Vol. 52; no. 2; pp. 261 - 284
Data of publication: June 2006
ISSN: 0034-6586
1475-4991
EISSN: 1475-4991
Discipline: Economics
Bibliography: For their comments, the author thanks Peggy O'Brien‐Strain, Mary Daly, and two anonymous referees. This work is based in part on the author's contribution to Chapter 2 of the
OECD Employment Outlook June 2001
(in conjunction with Paul Swaim and Agnés Puymoyen); posthumous thanks go to Norman Bowers for initiating the project. Jaclyn Hodges and Geoff MacDonald provided invaluable research support. Special thanks go to Dean Lillard of Cornell University for his help with the CNEF files, various staff at Statistics Canada for their help with the Canadian SLID portion of the CNEF (especially Rolande Laterreur Saumier), and Stephen Jenkins for advice on use of the BHPS portion of the CNEF. None of these individuals are responsible for any errors. The views expressed in this paper are those of the author and should not be attributed to the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco or the Federal Reserve System.
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