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To what extent do welfare states compensate for the cost of children? The joint impact of taxes, benefits and public goods and services

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In order to alleviate child poverty, contemporary European welfare states have shifted their focus increasingly towards child-centred investment strategies. However, studies examining the generosity of welfare states to families with children focus mainly on cash benefit packages, or on government expenditure, while not taking into account the actual out-of-pocket costs families have to make to fulfil their needs. This article aims at contributing to existing studies by: (1) empirically asses...

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10.1177/0958928719868458

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0000-0003-2411-5737
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0000-0003-0848-9165
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University of Oxford
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SSD
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Social Policy & Intervention
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SAGE Publications
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Journal of European Social Policy More from this journal
Volume:
30
Issue:
1
Pages:
79-94
Publication date:
2019-08-29
Acceptance date:
2019-06-03
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1461-7269
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0958-9287
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English
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2019-08-29

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