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Financial implications of death of a partner

Research output: Other contribution



Publication details

DatePublished - 2009
PublisherSocial Policy Research Unit
Number of pages4
Place of PublicationUniversity of York, York
Original languageEnglish

Publication series

NameResearch Works


When a person's life partner dies there are often many changes in financial and economic arrangements for the bereaved member of the couple. Much research has explored the psychological impact of death of a partner, but little is known about the financial implications, especially for people bereaved under pension age. This study investigated the financial and economic transitions of people whose partner died and explored their views and feelings about these experiences.

    Research areas

  • bereavement, employment/benefits, family


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