Evandrou, Maria, Falkingham, Jane and Sefton, Tom (2009) Women's family histories and incomes in later life in the UK, US and West Germany. CASE Papers, CASE/138. Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.
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Using data from several large scale longitudinal surveys, this paper investigates the relationship between older women’s families histories and their personal incomes in later life in the UK, US and West Germany, By comparing three countries with very different welfare regimes, we seek to gain a better understanding of the interaction between the life course, pension system and women’s incomes in later life. We conclude with a brief discussion of the ‘women-friendliness’ of different pension regimes in the light of our analysis.
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|Library of Congress subject classification:||D History General and Old World > D History (General) > D901 Europe (General)
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
|Journal of Economic Literature Classification System:||I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I3 - Welfare and Poverty > I38 - Government Policy; Provision and Effects of Welfare Programs
H - Public Economics > H5 - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies > H55 - Social Security and Public Pensions
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