The patterns and causes of social exclusion in Luxembourg
AbstractThe paper investigates the forms and determinants of social exclusion in Luxembourg and addresses both conceptual and empirical issues. We therefore examine the following issues: what definition of social exclusion is more appropriate for Luxembourg, if the economic and social disadvantages cumulate within the social exclusion process in Luxembourg, if the “spiral of precariousness” applies for Luxembourg, how poverty and deprivation lead to social exclusion, which are the main determinants of social exclusion and deprivation and if there are significant differences between them. The analysis is based on the data coming from the Luxembourg socioeconomic panel (PSELL-2).
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social exclusion ; deprivation ; cumulative disadvantage;
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- I32 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare and Poverty - - - Measurement and Analysis of Poverty
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- NEP-ALL-2007-08-18 (All new papers)
- NEP-EEC-2007-08-18 (European Economics)
- NEP-SOC-2007-08-18 (Social Norms & Social Capital)
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