Welfare Benefit in UK Law

  • Comparative Welfare State Analysis with Survey-Based Benefit: Recipiency Data: The ‘Dependent Variable Problem’ Revisited
    • Nbr. 15-3, September 2013
    • European Journal of Social Security
    This paper aims to contribute to the debate on the ‘dependent variable problem’ in comparative welfare state analysis, by focusing on ‘benefit recipiency’ as a hitherto largely neglected type of in...
  • Is Welfare Dependency Inherited? Estimating Causal Welfare Transmission Effects Using Swedish Sibling Data
    • Nbr. 17-3, September 2015
    • European Journal of Social Security
    This study tests whether individuals who grow up with parents on welfare benefits are themselves more (or less) likely to be welfare recipients as young adults, compared to individuals who grow up ...
    ......Section 5 concludes. 2. DATA AND THE SWEDISH WELFARE BENEFIT SYSTEM Wel far e be ne  ts in Sweden are provided by the municipal ities to households who are not able to support themselves. Welfare bene ......
  • How terrorists exploit gaps in US anti‐money laundering laws to secrete plunder
    • Nbr. 8-3, July 2005
    • Journal of Money Laundering Control
    • 200-214
    Shows how terrorists finance their operations from crimes like immigration benefit fraud, cigarette smuggling, kidnapping and drug trafficking, and also petty crimes like benefit card theft, identi...
    ...... immigrationbene®t fraud, identity theft, credit card fraud, welfarebene®t fraud, the sale of counterfeit goods, and drugtracking.In this ......
  • The Universal Welfare State: Theory and the Case of Sweden
    • Nbr. 52-4, December 2004
    • Political Studies
    In the existing literature on welfare state typologies, the concept of the universal welfare state is not defined precisely enough to allow for comparisons of universality over time and between cou...
    ...... an ideal type, Figure 2: The Universal Welfare State as Proportional Taxes and Flat-Rate Benefits (based on Rothstein, 1998, 2001) Taxes Benefits Gross income Ta xes, benefits . 750 ANDREAS BERGH and in practice we do not expect to see welfare states consisting of exclusively uni- versal ......
  • Protecting the Bottom Line
    • Nbr. 90-7, July 1990
    • Industrial Management & Data Systems
    • 24-28
    The use of Employee Assistance Programmes in the UK has seen a marked upturn in the past year. Four main types of organisation use these programmes: those which already have them in the USA, and th...
    ...... Assistance Programme in the States and want to extend the same benefits to, and enjoy the same payoffs from, their operations in Europe. Second, ...First, they do provide a significant welfare benefit to employees and their families, and British job applicants are ......
  • Decentralization of the French welfare state: from ‘big bang’ to ‘muddling through’
    • Nbr. 82-2, June 2016
    • International Review of Administrative Sciences
    This article analyses the decentralization of the French welfare state focusing on the transfer of the Revenu minimum d’insertion (RMI) welfare benefit to the departments in 2003 and 2004. We map a...
    ...... analyses the decentralization of the French welfare state focusing on the transfer of the Revenu minimum d’insertion (RMI) welfare benefit to the departments in 2003 and 2004. We map and explain the effects of the reform on the system and performance of the subnational provision of ......
  • New Zealand's Financial Assistance for Poor Children: Are Work Incentives the Answer?
    • Nbr. 8-3, September 2006
    • European Journal of Social Security
    European countries have been concerned with reforming the labour market and promoting ‘employability’ and are now being asked to set out plans to eliminate child poverty and social exclusion. The e...
    ......  exibility was promoted in the early 1990s, assisted by welfare bene t cu ts. Fa mil y assi stanc e was allo wed t o fal l in r eal t ......
  • Regulating the cross‐border movement of prepaid cards
    • Nbr. 11-2, May 2008
    • Journal of Money Laundering Control
    • 146-171
    Purpose: The term “prepaid card” refers to the pre‐payment of value process, i.e. pay now and extract value later, and describes most of the prepaid/stored value products available today. These car...
    ...... payments, cross-border remittances, andgovernment assistance or welfare benefit programs. However, the same attributes that makeopen-system ......
  • Uncovering the values that motivate people in relation to payments for involvement in research
    • Nbr. 18-1, March 2014
    • Mental Health and Social Inclusion
    • 17-20
    Purpose: – The purpose of this paper is to contribute to response to the 2013 health and welfare reform in the UK by looking specifically at how health research stakeholders in the East Midlands pe...
    ...... of this paper is to contribute to response to the 2013 health and welfare reform inthe UK by looking specifically at how health research ... given, especiallyif respondents are dependent on welfare benefits and vulnerable to shifting community attitudes.Practical implications – ......
  • Measurement Validity in Comparative Welfare State Research: The Case of Measuring Welfare State Generosity
    • Nbr. 15-4, December 2013
    • European Journal of Social Security
    Examining the generosity of welfare states and individual benefit schemes is a classical task in comparative welfare state studies. Three types of welfare states can be discerned based, in part, on...
    ......BENEFIT  GENEROSITY IN COMPARATIVE  WELFARE STATE RESEARCH . In broad terms, there are two types of measures on benefi t generosity, namely ......
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