Incomes and Living Standards of Older People: A Comparative Analysis

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Author(s)

  • P Whiteford
  • S Kennedy

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Publication details

DatePublished - 1995
PublisherHMSO
Place of PublicationLondon
VolumeNo. 34
Original languageEnglish

Publication series

NameDepartment of Social Security Research Report

Abstract

This report provides a new empirical analysis of the incomes of older people in eleven countries. It also presents results, for a narrower range of countries, of an analysis of living standards, defined to include the value of government provided health and education services, as well as disposable cash income. In addition, attention is given to the role of owner-occupied housing and liquid wealth.

    Research areas

  • older people, social exclusion, income, poverty, comparative research

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