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Benefits and tax credits

This chapter finds that though benefits reforms pushed more people into work, the work is often part-time, low-paid and with little progression.

1 February 2023

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Panel Discussion: What should policy do about low earnings?

Event 20 September 2018 at 16:00 <p>One Great George Street, Westminster, London SW1P 3AA</p>
This event will bring together an international field of experts and senior policy-makers to discuss the big challenges with respect to in-work poverty, and what we know – and need to know – about policy effectiveness.
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Long run impacts of childhood access to the safety net

Event 25 June 2014 at 13:30 <p>7 Ridgmount Street<br />London<br />WC1E 7AE</p>
A growing economics literature establishes a causal link between in utero shocks and health and human capital in adulthood. Most studies rely on extreme negative shocks such as famine and pandemics. We are the first to examine the impact of a positive and policy-driven change in economic resources available in utero and during childhood.