Were we really all in it together? The distributional effects of the UK Coalition government's tax-benefit policy changes

Publication type:

Research Paper

Authors

Paola De Agostini, John Hills and Holly Sutherland

Publication date

15 Nov 2014

Summary

This paper presents a detailed analysis which will form part of an overall discussion of Coalition policy towards cash transfers, which will be published early in 2015. This is one of a series of papers examining aspects of the social policy record of the Conservative/Liberal Democrat Coalition in England from 2010-15, with a particular focus on poverty, inequality and the distribution of social and economic outcomes. The research is taking place from October 2011 to May 2015. More detail and other papers in the series will be found at: http://sticerd.lse.ac.uk/case/_new/research/Social_Policy_in_a_Cold_Climate.asp

Subjects

Poverty, Welfare Benefits, Government, Microsimulation, Taxation, Economic Policy and Social Policy

Links

http://sticerd.lse.ac.uk/case/_new/publications/series.asp?prog=SPCCWP


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