• Introduction
  • Part I: Poverty 1996/7-2000/1
  • The Extent of Poverty
  • Explaining Changes in Poverty
  • Overall Explanations of Changes in Poverty
  • Part II: Progress Between 2000/1 and 2003/4
  • Conclusions
  • References
  • Appendix 1: Methods, data and assumptions
  • Appendix 2: Decomposing poverty changes
  • Appendix 3: Policy simulation using POLIMOD
  • Appendix 4: Modelled changes in tax and benefit policy 2000/1–2003/4
  • Appendix Figures
  • Appendix Tables