Child poverty in cross-national perspective: Lessons from the Luxembourg Income Study
AbstractThis paper draws on the Luxembourg Income Study (LIS) microdata to paint a portrait of child poverty across a diverse group of countries, as of 2004–2006. We will first synthesize past LIS-based research on child poverty, focusing on studies that aim to explain cross-national variation in child poverty rates. Our empirical sections will focus on child poverty in 20 high- and middle-income countries — including three Latin American countries, newly added to LIS.
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Volume (Year): 34 (2012)
Issue (Month): 3 ()
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Children; Poverty; Cross-national; Comparative; Family structures; Parental employment;
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