Rod Hick

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    How do people exit in-work poverty and what prevents them from doing so?

How do people exit in-work poverty and what prevents them from doing so?

Rod Hick examines the ways in which people move in and out of working poverty, as well as the impact that the UK’s tax credit system has had on in-work poverty levels. He emphasises the need for researchers and policymakers to focus on the factors which prevent or enable people to exit working poverty, so that positive transitions can […]

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    Does measuring poverty multidimensionally make a difference?

Does measuring poverty multidimensionally make a difference?

Recently, there was some criticism of the government’s attempt to introduce a new child poverty measure in the UK. Here, Rod Hick looks at comparing multidimensional and poverty-based measures of income and argues that the distinctiveness of multidimensional analysis depends on whether we are interested in identifying vulnerable individuals or vulnerable groups and whether we focus on the individual […]