Improving Incentives for the Low-Paid

Authors: Bowen, Alex, Mayhew, Ken

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This collection of papers considers how people who are low paid can be given better opportunities in the British labour market. Topics considered include how the workings of the tax and benefits systems might be improved, and why some jobs are low paid in the first place.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

Table of contents (9 chapters)
  • Incentives for the Low-Paid: Setting the Scene

    Pages 1-54

    Bowen, Alex (et al.)

  • Scaling the ‘Poverty Mountain’: Methods to Extend Incentives to all Workers

    Pages 55-71

    Atkinson, Tony (et al.)

  • The Tax and Benefit Systems, and Their Effects on People With Low Earnings Potential

    Pages 73-119

    Parker, Hermione

  • The Poverty Trap After the Fowler Reforms

    Pages 121-138

    Minford, Patrick

  • Training for the Low-paid’

    Pages 139-180

    Keep, Ewart

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Improving Incentives for the Low-Paid
Authors
Copyright
1990
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
National Economic Development Office
eBook ISBN
978-1-349-21012-1
DOI
10.1007/978-1-349-21012-1
Softcover ISBN
978-0-333-52545-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 308
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