Social insecurity: children and benefit dynamics

Social insecurity: children and benefit dynamics uses administrative data to explore benefit dynamics for children in Britain’s second largest city, Birmingham, over the period January 1998 to June 1999. As the benefits in question (housing benefit and council tax benefit) are means tested, the dynamics are also informative about moves in and out of low income. … More Social insecurity: children and benefit dynamics

Ethnicity and inequality: British children’s experience of means-tested benefits

Ethnicity and inequality: British children’s experience of means-tested benefits explores ethnic group differences in the severity of child poverty in Britain. Using administrative data it looks at benefit receipt of families with children over a period of a year and a half. Building on existing work on ‘welfare dynamics’, but taking the child as the … More Ethnicity and inequality: British children’s experience of means-tested benefits