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Estimating models of benefit take-up

Brewer, M.; (2003) Estimating models of benefit take-up. (HMRC Working Papers 1 ). HM Revenue and Customs: London, UK. Green open access

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Abstract

This paper summarises the economic literature on modelling take-up, with a focus on income-related or work-related benefits or tax credits. It gives a framework for thinking about aggregate measures of take-up rates, and shows how existing studies differ from each other in their data requirements and modelling complexity. It also shows how models of non-take-up, when appropriate data are available, can account for measurement and expectational errors, and how they can value the costs of claiming and receiving some benefits.

Type: Report
Title: Estimating models of benefit take-up
ISBN-13: 9781904983071
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
Publisher version: http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/research/index.htm
Language: English
Additional information: © Crown copyright 2003. Reproduced under the Click-Use Licence
UCL classification: UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL SLASH > Faculty of S&HS > Dept of Economics
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/18476
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