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Take-up of means-tested benefits

Ruth Lister

Take-up of means-tested benefits

by Ruth Lister

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Published by CPAG in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Ruth Lister.
SeriesPoverty pamphlet -- no.18
ContributionsChild Poverty Action Group.
The Physical Object
Pagination24p. ;
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19006775M

  Added latest stats for Income-related benefits: estimates of take-up for financial year / 2 February Amended the date of the next release which is now provisionally due to be published. decision to take up work and to remain in employment, particularly in [ ] family income situations involving means tested benefits. 1 person was entitled to means-tested benefits under the Act on Crime Victims and 1 person was entitled to means-tested benefits under the Act.

The purpose of this paper is to analyse the take-up of the two major means-tested benefits that are available for working families with children in the UK: family income supplement (FIS) and housing benefit (HB). As eligibility for FIS depended on at least one member of the household working 30 hours per week (24 hours for single parents), we are concentrating on benefits to . Interest in the take-up of means-tested benefits is motivated by two concerns. The first is the government revenue implications of a change to benefit entitlement levels. If the take-up rate is systematically related to the level of entitlement, then changes to benefit levels may give rise to changes in take-up.

  Otherwise, we use reported unemployment benefits Table 3 Individual entitlements and take-up of social assistance, housing allowance and supplementary child allowance Entitled to Social Housing assistance allowance or (SA) SA Non-take-up rate (pet.) a (95% confidence interval) (; ) (; ) Mean simulated entitlement of .   As mentioned by Terracol (), unless the take-up analyses for means-tested benefits use administrative data (as done by only a few studies), almost all empirical studies might have potential accuracy problems due to under-reporting of primary incomes.


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: Realising Rights: A Multi-level Approach to Non-take-up of Means-tested Benefits (): Van Oorschot, Wim: BooksAuthor: Wim Van Oorschot. Take-up of means-tested benefits. [Ruth Lister] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help.

Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Lister. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description. TY - BOOK. T1 - Realizing rights. T2 - A multi-level approach to non-take-up of means-tested benefits.

AU - van Oorschot, W.J.H. N1 - Pagination: xvi, Cited by: 9. The take-up of means-tested benefits by working families with children.

Fiscal Studies, 12, pp. 22± DUCLOS, JEAN-YVES (). Modelling the take-up Author: John Creedy. The take-up of means-tested benefits by working families with children. TY - BOOK. T1 - Spatial Variations in the Take-up of Means-tested Benefits.

AU - Bradshaw, J. AU - Richardson, D. PY - Y1 - N2 - This research was commissioned to extend previous Take-up of means-tested benefits book on variations in the take-up of means tested benefits and to see whether it would be possible to make adjustments to take account of any differences in take-up observed.

The DSS Take-Up Estimates The DSS has been publishing estimates of the take-up of means-tested benefits since the s. These are published in Social Security Statistics, with more detail in accompanying technical notes (DSS, b).

It is concerned with aggregate take-up levels, breaking down its results only in a few broad ways. Spatial Variations in the Take-up of Means-tested Benefits Bradshaw, J.

& Richardson, D.,London: Department for Communities and Local Government. Research output: Book/Report › Book. Using a microsimulation model based on representative panel data, we analyze the outcomes of three major means-tested interdependent benefit programs that are available for low-income households in Germany with respect to benefit take-up and labor supply incentives.

The results show a distinct overlap between the programs and high rates of non-take-up. Downloadable.

This paper presents non-take-up rates of benefits from the German Income Support for Job Seekers scheme, called Unemployment Benefit II (Arbeitslosengeld II). Eligibility to these benefits is simulated by applying a microsimulation model based on data from the Socio-economic Panel for the years to To ensure the quality of the results, feasible upper.

Get this from a library. The take-up of means-tested benefits, [Vanessa Fry; Graham Stark; Institute for Fiscal Studies (Great Britain)]. Eligibility for means-tested entitlement programs varies by program. However, across the board they primarily benefit individuals and families living at or near the federal poverty level (FPL).

As of (the latest data available), million Americans, or percent of the population, were living at or below the FPL. Estimates of take-up of income-related benefits for Great Britain for the financial year to Published 15 November From: Department for.

The non take-up of social benefits is becoming increasingly widespread as a phenomenon, and is now a central concept within public policy analysis. Philippe Warin examines the diverse reasons for why people fail to claim the benefits they are entitled to, which range from a simple lack of awareness and entitlement to more complex issues of indifference towards and even.

ABSTRACT: Non take-up of means-tested benefits among pensioners is of long-standing concern. It will assume increased importance from with the introduction of the new means-tested Pension Credit, which will subsume Income Support and to which about half of all pensioners are expected to be entitled.

In this. previous year as a criterion may under-represent take-up by poor families of means-tested benefits, but also in some respects may over-represent take-up. These limitations must be briefly listed. As already indicated, some families classified as having incomes under per cent in Table will include children all of whom.

Given the difficulty of phasing out means-tested benefits and maintaining work incentives, an approach to this issue taken in the TANF program established by the welfare reform legislation is. Buy Realizing Rights: Multi-level Approach to Non-take-up of Means-tested Benefits by Oorschot, Wim Van (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. With 69 overlapping means-tested programs serving different low-income populations, it is difficult to determine the average level of benefits. However, if low take-up of means-tested benefits in other western states is actually an effect of their being targeted to a residual group, the take-up of means-tested benefits in Australia is likely to be high.

The article begins with a theoretical discussion and a review of the international literature on non-take-up, divided into the. There are a variety of means-tested government benefits programs, many of which are named below. SSI. Supplemental Security Income (SSI) makes monthly payments to people who have low income and few resources, and who are age 65 or older, blind, or disabled.

The amount of income you can receive each month and still get SSI depends partly on. Child Benefit. A universal non-means-tested benefit for parents to claim for their children, but plans to withdraw it for higher-rate taxpayers have proved controversial. Child Tax. This paper presents non-take-up rates of benefits from the German Income Support for Job Seekers scheme, called Unemployment Benefit II (Arbeitslosengeld II).

Eligibility to these benefits is simulated by applying a microsimulation model based on data from the Socio-economic Panel for the years to