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Inequality Redux I

Scott Lavery

Wage decline, welfare retrenchment and the politics of austerity in Britain In the years immediately following the crisis of 2007-8, income inequality declined in Britain on some key measures. However, focusing on the labour market as well as on the changing composition of Britain’s welfare state, this post argues that real wage decline has precipitated a ‘race-to-the-bottom’ in Britain, whereby … Continue reading

19 February 2015 by
Categories: Inequality, Politics and policy, SPERI Comment, Sustainability, Welfare | Tags: , , , | 1 comment