The Role of the Safety Net and the Labour Market on Falling Cash Consumption in RussiaL: 1994-96. A Quintile-Based Decomposition Analysis
AbstractThis paper investigates the role of the social safety net and labour market events on the decline in family cash welfare that occurred during the period 1994-1996. Drawing on the cross sections of the Russian Longitudinal Monitoring Survey, we find that the decline in living standards amy largely be explained by changes in the labour market.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by European University Institute in its series Economics Working Papers with number eco99/41.
Length: 56 pages
Date of creation: 1999
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RUSSIA ; INEQUALITY ; SOCIAL WELFARE;
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