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Developments in asset-based welfare policy

Wakefield, M.; (2002) Developments in asset-based welfare policy. In: Dilnot, A.W. and Emmerson, C. and Simpson, H., (eds.) IFS Green Budget 2002. (pp. 107-121). Institute for Fiscal Studies: London, UK. Green open access

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Abstract

At the time of the Pre-Budget Report, the Treasury published a second consultation document discussing two proposed asset-based welfare policies, the Saving Gateway and the Child Trust Fund. These are intended to ‘extend the benefits of saving and asset-ownership more widely’.1 In this chapter, we consider each of these two policies in turn. We discuss what the new document tells us about the policies and then consider what issues remain to be resolved before the policies are implemented.

Type: Book chapter
Title: Developments in asset-based welfare policy
ISBN-13: 9781903274248
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI: 10.1920/co.ifs.2002.0087
Publisher version: http://www.ifs.org.uk/publications/1969
Language: English
Additional information: Please also see http://www.ifs.org.uk/publications/1968
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/18584
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