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Inequality in the UK

Author: Alissa Goodman; Paul Johnson; Steven Webb
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.
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Inequality in the UK describes the current distribution of income in the United Kingdom and analyses trends since the start of the 1960s. Drawing on detailed information on the incomes and socio-economic characteristics of more than 250,000 families surveyed over the last three decades, it provides the first comprehensive description of major changes in the UK income distribution over the period. This book also  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Statistics
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Goodman, Alissa.
Inequality in the UK.
Oxford, UK ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1997
(OCoLC)654221656
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alissa Goodman; Paul Johnson; Steven Webb
ISBN: 0198773609 9780198773603 0198773617 9780198773610
OCLC Number: 35183996
Description: xvi, 297 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: 1.: Measurement Issues. 2.: The Current Distribution of Income in the UK. 3.: Changes in the Income Distribution. 4.: The Distribution of Expenditure. 5.: Accounting for the Trends I: The Sources of Income. 6.: Accounting for the Trends II: Demographic and Labour Market Changes. 7.: Accounting for the Trends III: The Tax and Benefit System. 8.: Poverty. 9.: Income Dynamics. Index
Responsibility: Alissa Goodman, Paul Johnson, Steven Webb.
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Income inequality has risen in the UK, but why? This text describes the trend in inequality since the 1960s and shows how it has been driven by a combination of social changes, economic upheavals,  Read more...

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