Checking The Efficiency of The Social Assistance System in Poland
AbstractThe study examines distribution and impact of the transfers directed by definition to thelow income population (hereafter: the social assistance). During the period observedboth the volume and the number of recipients increased considerably. Those benefits appeared to be fairly effective as a tool preventing the non-poor from falling intopoverty and quite successful in supporting the poor in escaping from poverty. Most of the types of households exposed to higher than average risk of poverty are less likely to be discriminated in receiving social assistance. The analysis of behavioural response confirmed relatively high proportion of foregone income.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Institute of Statistics and Demography, Warsaw School of Economics in its series Working Papers with number 43.
Length: 43 pages
Date of creation: 2010
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poverty; social assistance;
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- I38 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - Government Programs; Provision and Effects of Welfare Programs
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