welfare

Publication date: 24 Jul 2019 | Publication type: National Institute Economic Review | Authors: Aitken, A | JEL classification: I31, D31, E01 | Journal: National Institute Economic Review Issue 249 | Publisher: Sage Publications, London
Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is often treated as shorthand for national economic well-being, even though it was never intended to be; it is a measure of (some) of the marketable output of the economy. This paper reviews several developments in measuring welfare beyond GDP that were recently...
Publication date: 14 Mar 2018 | Publication type: Report | Theme: Employment & Social policy | Authors: Hudson-Sharp, N, Munro-Lott, N, Rolfe, H, Runge, J | Project: The impact of welfare reforms and welfare to work programmes: a literature review | Report to: Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC)
This report examines the impact of the welfare reform and welfare-to-work programmes introduced by the 2010–15 Conservative/Liberal Democrat Coalition Government and the Conservative Government elected in May 2015. A particular aim of the review was to examine the evidence about the ways in which...