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The Coupling of Disadvantages: Material Poverty and Multiple Deprivation in Europe before and after the Great Recession

Authors: R. Hick

Abstract: This paper examines the impact of the Great Recession on material poverty and multiple deprivation in Europe. Applying as its conceptual framework Poverty as Capability Deprivation (Hick 2014), which is one specification of Amartya Sen’s capability...

Poverty Reduction Effects of Taxation and Benefit Policies in Finland, 1993–2013

Authors: P. Moisio, K-M- Lehtelä, S. Mukkila

Abstract: In this article we estimate counterfactual poverty rates in order to evaluate the impact of changes in taxation and benefits on the increase of the poverty risk rate in Finland between 1993 and 2010. Household disposable incomes are simulated by us...

Pension Rights and Entitlement Conversion (‘invaren’): Lessons from a Dutch Perspective with Regard to the Implications of the EU Charter

Authors: H. Van Meerten, P. Borsjé

Abstract: This article discusses issues regarding ‘conversion’, in particular the transformation of second pillar pension rights and entitlements. It considers the different European law regimes that are an influence on conversion, namely EU law and the law ...