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The Great Recession and the changing intergenerational distribution of economic stress across income classes in Ireland: A comparative perspective

Abstract:

In this paper we seek to bridge the gap between recent analysis relating to the distributional consequences of the Great Recession across the income distribution and more specific concerns relating to inter-generational outcomes. In Ireland in 2008 there was a clear age gradient in relation to economic stress. Over time the gradient became sharper with the relative position of younger groups deteriorating. The increased salience of age group differentiation in Ireland involved two components....

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted manuscript

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10.1177/0791603516657346

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Whelan, CT More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
Social Policy & Intervention
ORCID:
0000-0002-5992-4182
Maître, B More by this author
Publisher:
SAGE Publications Publisher's website
Journal:
Irish Journal of Sociology Journal website
Volume:
25
Issue:
2
Pages:
105-127
Publication date:
2016-07-07
DOI:
EISSN:
2050-5280
ISSN:
0791-6035
Pubs id:
pubs:811873
URN:
uri:8316ba85-11b6-47b0-879f-a493832ca74b
UUID:
uuid:8316ba85-11b6-47b0-879f-a493832ca74b
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pubs:811873

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