Number 5: Welfare Reform Pilots: characteristics and participation patterns of three disadvantaged groups




Author:  Chris Carlile, Michael Fuery, Carole Heyworth, Mary Ivec, Kerry Marshall, Marie Newey

The paper provides valuable insight into the patterns of, and barriers to, social and economic activity amongst the three pilot groups, for whom there has been little research and information available to guide policy development. These pilot groups are: mature age jobless people; very long-term unemployed (more than five years); and workless families.

Welfare Reform Pilots: First Findings - at a glance

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