Non-Cash Benefits and Poverty in Ireland
AbstractThis paper addresses the question of whether Non-Cash benefits significantly affect the estimated poverty rates. It carefully considers how the benefits could be measured and concluded that there is relatively little change in overall poverty levels when non-cash benefits are valued and included in the estimation procedure. However, since the benefits are strongly targeted towards the elderly rather than towards other groups of welfare recipients, their inclusion does matter in determining the relative poverty status of different groups.
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Bibliographic InfoThis book is provided by Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) in its series Research Series with number PRS39 and published in 2001.
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- Brian Nolan & Helen Russell, 2000. "Non-Cash Benefits and Poverty in Ireland," Papers WP130, Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI).
- Nolan, Brian & Russell, Helen, 2001. "Non-Cash Benefits and Poverty in Ireland," Open Access publications from University College Dublin urn:hdl:10197/1024, University College Dublin.
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