Wages, taxes and top-ups: the changing role of the state in helping working families ends meet
reportposted on 18.03.2015, 10:23 authored by Donald Hirsch, Laura ValadezLaura Valadez
This paper: looks at the changing influences of pay, benefits and taxes in allowing working families to reach minimum living standards from the late 1990s to the most recent recession; outlines and evaluates ways to help more low-earning families achieve an adequate income; assesses how the three main political parties’ tax policies would affect families on lower incomes.
Joseph Rowntree Foundation.
- Social Sciences
- Communication, Media, Social and Policy Studies
- Centre for Research in Social Policy (CRSP)