The impact of welfare reforms and welfare to work programmes: a literature review
Summary & aims
This research was undertaken in two stages. The first stage consisted of a systematic literature review to establish the current evidence base. In the second stage, we interviewed selected stakeholders and organised a workshop for academic and policy experts, with the aim of exploring and testing emerging hypotheses, as well as receiving external feedback on sources of evidence.
Timescale and funder
The evaluation is funded by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC). It began in June 2017 and was published in March 2018.
Opinion piece: https://www.prospectmagazine.co.uk/economics-and-finance/for-disabled-people-the-welfare-state-no-longer-functions-as-a-safety-net-at-all
Government ‘analysis’ on equality impacts flawed, but that is no excuse not to act, NIESR blog by Johnny Runge