Can improving UK skills levels reduce poverty and income inequality by 2020?

Taylor, Mark and Haux, Tina and Pudney, Steve (2012) Can improving UK skills levels reduce poverty and income inequality by 2020? Project Report. Joseph Rowntree Foundation , York.

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Abstract

Improving skills in the workforce is seen as fundamental to achieving a more competitive economy and maintaining productivity. Current and previous government policy implies that an increase in skills will reduce poverty and income inequality. This research investigates how improving UK skills levels will affect rates of poverty and income inequality.

Additional Information:Improving skills in the workforce is seen as fundamental to achieving a more competitive economy and maintaining productivity. Current and previous government policy implies that an increase in skills will reduce poverty and income inequality. This research investigates how improving UK skills levels will affect rates of poverty and income inequality.
Keywords:Skills, poverty, income inequality, BHPS
Subjects:L Social studies > L400 Social Policy
Divisions:College of Social Science > School of Social & Political Sciences
ID Code:6491
Deposited On:09 Oct 2012 16:22

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