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Support for all in the UK work programme? Differential payments, same old problem

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The UK has been a high profile policy innovator in welfare‐to‐work provision which has led in the Coalition government's Work Programme to a fully outsourced, ‘black box’ model with payments based overwhelmingly on job outcome results. A perennial fear in such programmes is providers' incentives to ‘cream’ and ‘park’ claimants, and the Department for Work and Pensions has sought to mitigate such provider behaviours through Work Programme design, particularly via the use of claimant groups and...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1111/spol.12058

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Blavatnik School of Government
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Publisher:
Wiley
Journal:
Social Policy and Administration More from this journal
Volume:
48
Issue:
2
Pages:
221-239
Publication date:
2014-03-06
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EISSN:
1467-9515
ISSN:
0144-5596
Language:
English
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uuid:8b153c3c-c88d-4205-86a1-2acf7d35b008
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1034021
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2019-07-23

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