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When is a carer's employment at risk? Longitudinal analysis of unpaid care and employment in midlife in England.
Derek King and Linda Pickard
This paper presents an analysis of the welfare consequences of recent increases in food prices in Mexico using micro-level data.
Michael Pfaffermayr, Matthias Stöckl and Hannes Winne
This paper analyses the relationship between corporate taxation, firm age and debt. We adapt a standard model of capital structure choice under corporate taxation, focusing on the financing and investment decisions typically faced by a firm.
Manos Matsaganis and Chrysa Leventi
The severe economic crisis affecting Greece is widely thought to be having a significant social impact in terms of greater inequality and increased poverty. We provide an early assessment of whether (and to what extent) this was the case in 2010, the first year of the Greek crisis.
The UK and Germany have experienced significant increases in immigration in recent years and this study uses longitudinal data from both countries to examine whether immigrants differ in their use of health services from native-born individuals on arrival and over time.
In this paper, we seek to address the question of whether, if we are to employ indicators of material deprivation for poverty measurement, we should include the enforced lack criterion or not.
Extensive and Intensive Margins of Labour Supply: Work and Working Hours in the US, the UK and France
This paper provides a new analysis of the main stylised facts underlying the evolution of labour supply at the extensive and intensive margins in three countries: the United States, the United Kingdom and France.
This paper makes use of newly linked administrative education data from England to understand better the determinants of participation in higher education (HE) among individuals from low socio-economic backgrounds.
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