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Supporting families : The financial costs and benefits of children since 1975 - Stuart Adam

Supporting families

The financial costs and benefits of children since 1975

Paperback Published: 14th January 2004
ISBN: 9781861345714
Number Of Pages: 88

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Drawing on a large-scale survey spanning the last 28 years, this report analyses entitlements to child-contingent taxes and benefits for thousands of households with children. It examines how support has varied across households and over time, separates the impact of policy from socio-economic changes, and compares government support for children with available estimates of the actual costs of children.

List of tables and figures
Introductionp. 1
Methods and definitions: what is child-contingent support and how do we model it?p. 4
Financial support for children in the UK since 1975p. 10
The changing structure of support for children since 1975p. 17
The costs of childrenp. 29
Comparing the costs and benefits of childrenp. 40
Conclusionp. 54
Referencesp. 57
Approach to modelling child-contingent support in TAXBENp. 60
Deriving household-specific inflation ratesp. 64
Support for families with children since 1975p. 66
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ISBN: 9781861345714
ISBN-10: 1861345712
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 88
Published: 14th January 2004
Publisher: Policy Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 29.7 x 21.0  x 0.64
Weight (kg): 0.36