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A review of research evidence suggests that low levels of educationalattainment are crucial in generating and sustaining social exclusion. Testscores at school are the most effective predictor of many adult outcomes.School attendance and soft skills are also important. Reviewing the...
limited to standardeconomic measures of poverty based on incomes or expenditures,but also include trends in selected … capability-based indicators –reflecting the health and education of the population and theextent to which the social sectors are … thepopulation is now living in poverty. Real wages have fallen,joblessness has increased, school enrolment has dropped andgeneral …
Poverty Street draws on evidence from twelve of the most disadvantagedneighbourhoods in England and Wales, using Census …
This report covers CASE’s activities duringthe calendar year 2 006 (with financialand related information for the 2 005-06academic year). This is the ninth yearof the Centre’s core funding from theCouncil, which will end in December2007. The Centre is currently exploringalternative ways of...
[...]This paper begins by discussing poverty trends on a global scale -- where the poor are located in the world and … distribution to poverty reduction. Finally, it suggests an evidence-based agenda for poverty reduction in the developing world.[...] …
Both educational attainment and school quality are typically lower indisadvantaged areas than others and much recent policy attention has beenfocused on each. This paper looks at the quality problem, exploring therelationships between disadvantaged contexts, what schools do, and the qualityof...
In order to assess the roles of schooling and educational qualifications inthe emergence of adult social exclusion, a series of detailed regressionmodels were explored separately for men and women for each of a widerange of indicators of adult disadvantage at both ages 23 and 33,...
. Furthermore, effects are heterogeneous across education groups: teen motherhood has larger negative effects on high school …. We control for selection bias and household unobservables of teen motherhood with two approaches: different estimation …. Results reveal that adolescent motherhood reduces the probability of high school completion by between 18 to 37 percent …