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Poverty in Europe

Bernard M. S. van Praag

Poverty in Europe

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Published by University of Leyden, Center for Research in Public Economics in [Leiden, Netherlands] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • European Economic Community countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Poor -- European Economic Community countries.,
    • Poverty.,
    • Income distribution -- European Economic Community countries.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBernard van Praag, Aldi Hagenaars, Hans van Weeren.
      ContributionsHagenaars, Aldi., Weeren, Hans van.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC240.9.P6 P73 1980
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, [155] p. :
      Number of Pages155
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2953556M
      LC Control Number84195576


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As Figure 2 shows, monetary poverty was the most widespread form of poverty inwith million people ( % of the EU population) living at risk of poverty after social transfers. The second most frequent form of poverty was very low work intensity, affecting million people or % of the EU population aged 0 to In-work poverty in Europe is an intensely discussed issue.

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This book is output from an international workshop held in June in St. Petersburg and takes stock of the diverse and divergent welfare trajectories of post-socialist countries across central, eastern, and southeastern Europe and the former Soviet Union.

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This book provides explanations as to why in-work poverty is high in certain countries and low in others. Much of the present concern about the working poor has to do with recent changes in labour market policies in Europe. However, this book is not primarily about low pay. The work draws upon recent research to examine the problem of poverty.

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Much of the debate has concentrated on north-west Europe and the Atlantic world. This volume widens the geographic range to compare less well known areas, with case studies on the Mediterranean world (Catalonia and Greece), from central Europe. Different groups in society are more or less vulnerable to monetary poverty Inthere was a small difference in the EU at-risk-of-poverty rate (after social transfers) between the two sexes, with the latest rates equivalent to % for males, compared with a higher figure of % for females (see Figure 2).The largest gender differences in were observed in Estonia.

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by J. Nemec and J. Bjorkman. Eleven Publ., Hague ); Implementation of New Public Management Tools: Experience from Transition and Emerging Countries (ed. by J. Nemec, M. de Vries. Book Description. One of the consequences of the post-socialist transformation of Eastern and Central Europe and the Former Soviet Union is the emergence of energy poverty, a condition where households are living in inadequately heated homes.

Poverty remains one of the most urgent issues of our time. In this stimulating new textbook, Ruth Lister introduces students to the meaning and experience of poverty in the contemporary world. The book opens with a lucid discussion of current debates around the definition and measurement of poverty in industrialized societies, before embarking on a thought-provoking 4/5(1).

book, and not daring to have hopes and dreams. In this year’s report, we shed light on one of the most. devastating aspects of child poverty in Europe: educational poverty.

Children from the most disadvantaged families are more likely to achieve less at school. They have fewer opportunities to take part in cultural, sports and. This open access book focuses on the formation and later socio-spatial trajectories of large housing estates in Europe.

It highlights people-based and placed-based complex challenges of housing estates and investigates the role of large housing estates in poverty. Poverty is not having enough material possessions or income for a person's needs.

Poverty may include social, economic, and political elements. Absolute poverty is the complete lack of the means necessary to meet basic personal needs, such as food, clothing and shelter.

The threshold at which absolute poverty is defined is always about the same, independent of the person's. Table of Contents. Contents: Combating poverty in Europe and Germany, Gerhard Bäcker, Walter Hanesch and Peter Krause. The European Welfare Regimes and the European Union: Welfare capitalism: the ten year impact of governments on poverty, inequality and financial risk in West Germany, the Netherlands and the USA, Bruce Headey and Ruud Muffels; How successful are European.

Definitions of the term poor and poverty in Europe. Absolute poverty per se is traditionally perceived to have 3 principal components: insufficient income, employment, and food. However, poverty is a complex topic which resonates around 7 other criteria captured by the Millennium Development Goals: education, gender equality, child.

Poverty in Britain and the Reform of Social Security, Cambridge University Press, (translated into Japanese). Edited Books and Reports. Income and Living Conditions in Europe, (ed. with E Marlier), European Commission, Top Incomes: A Global Perspective, (ed.

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