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The take-up of Carer's Allowance: a feasibility study


  • Berthoud, Richard


The Department for Work and Pensions committed itself to exploring the take-up of Carer’s Allowance at the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee in May 2009. This study was commissioned as a first step in that enquiry. The report summarises the questions and discusses possible research approaches, with a view to considering more detailed investigations. In-depth analysis of the Family Resources Survey (FRS) and a review of previous research and current statistics helped to formulate the study conclusions.

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  • Berthoud, Richard, 2010. "The take-up of Carer's Allowance: a feasibility study," ISER Working Paper Series 2010-38, Institute for Social and Economic Research.
  • Handle: RePEc:ese:iserwp:2010-38

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    1. Jäckle, Annette & Roberts, Caroline & Lynn, Peter, 2006. "Telephone versus face-to-face interviewing: mode effects on data quality and likely causes: report on phase II of the ESS-Gallup mixed mode methodology project," ISER Working Paper Series 2006-41, Institute for Social and Economic Research.
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