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The patterns and causes of social exclusion in Luxembourg

  • Raileanu Szeles, Monica

    (Transylvania University of Brasov, CEPS/ INSTEAD Luxembourg)

The 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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Paper provided by IRISS at CEPS/INSTEAD in its series IRISS Working Paper Series with number 2007-09.

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Length: 24 pages
Date of creation: Aug 2007
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Handle: RePEc:irs:iriswp:2007-09
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  1. Christopher Whelan & Bertrand Maître, 2006. "Comparing poverty and deprivation dynamics: Issues of reliability and validity," Journal of Economic Inequality, Springer, vol. 4(3), pages 303-323, December.
  2. Walter Bossert & Conchita D'Ambrosio & Vito Peragine, 2007. "Deprivation and Social Exclusion," Economica, London School of Economics and Political Science, vol. 74(296), pages 777-803, November.
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