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Lone parenthood and employment in Great Britain

John Ermisch

Lone parenthood and employment in Great Britain

male-female differences

by John Ermisch

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Published by Birkbeck College in London .
Written in English


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Statementby John F. Ermisch and Robert E. Wright.
SeriesDiscussion papers in economics -- 89/9
ContributionsWright, Robert E.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13915080M


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Lone parenthood and employment in Great Britain by John Ermisch Download PDF EPUB FB2

LABOUR ECONOMICS ELSEVIER Labour Economics 2 () Lone parenthood and employment: male-female differences in Great Britain John F. Ermisch, Robert E. Wright* Department of Political Economy, Adam Smith Building, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8RT, UK Centre for Economic Policy Research, Old Burlington Street, London WIX ILB, UK Cited by: 4.

In Great Britain, the % marginal tax rate in the supplementary benefit (SB) system implies that higher SB benefits would discourage employment while higher family income other than earnings or SB would encourage it. This paper measures the size of these effects using a large sample of lone parents who are household heads from ten years of the General Household Survey (–).Cited by: 4.

Lone parenthood and employment in Great Britain – statistical description. To explore the relationship between employment and family change, we use the decennial Census of Population to focus on the geographical variation in lone parenthood over the period –Cited by: "Welfare Benefits and Lone Parents' Employment in Great Britain," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol.

26(3), pages Cogan, John F, " Fixed Costs and Labor Supply," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 49(4), pagesJune. changes in lone parenthood and employment in Britain in Section 4 reports Section 4 reports an econometric investigation of the link be tween lone parenthood, male and female.

Get this from a library. Lone parenthood: an economic analysis. [John Ermisch] -- This study analyzes the flows into and out of lone parenthood, using demographic and employment histories for a national survey carried out in It also studies the lone parents' movements into.

Lone parenthood is an increasing reality in the 21st century, reinforced by the diffusion of divorce and separation. This volume provides a comprehensive portrait of lone parenthood at the beginning of the XXI century from a life course perspective. This is the first major sample survey of lone-parent families in the UK (now numbering over 1 million).

It provides information on the routes into and out of lone parenthood and on lone parents' financial circumstances, employment, housing, attitudes and behaviour. As in other industralized countries, the numbers of lone-parent families has been increasing in recent years. This paper examines whether the duration of lone parenthood in Great Britain is dependent on demographic and economic factors that also affect the living standards of lone parents and their families.

The analysis is restricted to female lone parents and is carried out separately for never married lone mothers and previously married lone mothers. The Dynamics of Lone Parents, Employment and Poverty in Great Britain Stephen McKay Personal Finance Research Centre School of Geographical Sciences University of Bristol University Road Bristol BS8 1SS UK December Abstract Lone parents are a growing group in Great Britain and elsewhere, and one with high rates of.

Downloadable (with restrictions). The analysis pools ten years of General Household Surveys to identify the effects of Britain's welfare benefit system on a lone mother's probability of employment.

It confirms the prediction that, because of the implicit percent tax rate in the system, higher nonlabor income (other than welfare benefits) increases the probability while a higher benefit.

Lone parenthood and employment: male-female differences in Great Britain. By John F. Ermisch and Robert E. Wright. OAI identifier.

Deindustrialization has eliminated many traditionally male jobs in Great Britain. Using geographical comparisons based on Census data, this paper estimates that the resulting fall in male employment explains between 38% and 59% of the m increase in lone parent families over the period.

Reflecting the entry into lone parenthood, 45 percent of lone parents were aged 40 or over, and the average age of lone parents with dependent children in the UK in was years, a slight. KW - employment/benefits. KW - comparative research.

M3 - Book. T3 - The Family and Parenthood: Policy and Practice. BT - The employment of lone parents: a comparison of policy in 20 countries. PB - Family Policy Studies Centre.

CY - London. ER. The duration of lone parenthood in Great Britain. Ermisch JF, Wright RE. PIP: Proportional hazards model analyses were conducted to examine the duration of lone parenthood among British women in Marital, demographic, and employment histories for women were collected from the Women and Employment Survey.

Get this from a library. Lone parents' lives: an analysis of partnership, fertility, employment and housing histories in the British Birth Cohort.

[Joan Payne; Martin Range; Great Britain. Department of Social Security.; Policy Studies Institute.] -- This analysis explores how lone parenthood has affected the lives of cohort members, looking specifically at partnership, fertility. Chapters are written by leading experts on lone parenthood in each country.

Lone parents, employment and social policy is essential reading for students in social policy, sociology, human geography, gender and women's studies, as well as policy makers and practitioners in the field of lone parents and employment. Entry to lone parenthood: an analysis of marital dissolution in Great Britain.

Ermisch JF, Wright RE. "This paper examines some socio-economic determinants of lone parenthood in Great Britain, in an attempt to understand further the reasons behind the rapid growth in lone parenthood.

Welfare Benefits and Lone Parents' Employment in Great Britain Journal of Human Resources,26, (3), View citations (15) 'Adverse selection' features of poverty amongst lone mothers Fiscal Studies,11, (2), View citations (2) Welfare Benefits the Duration of Single Parenthood.

More than 2 million children with lone parents are living below what they need for a decent standard of living. Almost three quarters of lone-parent households live below that standard, and our annual update of A Minimum Income Standard for the UK shows that lone parents are falling £ a year – £67 a week – short of what they need.

But what does that mean in reality, both day to day. Lone parents in Scotland, Great Britain and the UK: health, employment and social security 2. Lone parents in Scotland: work, income and child health; in-work progression; and the geography of lone parenthood: Description: These briefings were written to inform the work of the Lone Parents and Welfare Reform sub-group of the Scottish.

A FEMINISATION OF POVERTY IN GREAT BRITAIN?. Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 38, Issue. 1, p. H.E. (), ‘Women's participation in paid work: further analysis of the Women and Employment Survey’, Department of Employment Research Paper No.

Weale, A Changing Conceptualizations of Lone Parenthood in Britain. European Journal. This volume is based on papers presented at a conference of social policy experts that looked at the growth in lone-parent families, the problems that have emerged, and their policy implications.

Chapter 1 is an "Overview" (Duskin). Three chapters look at demographic trends over time and over the life-cycle; they are: "Demographic Aspects of the Growing Number of Lone-Parent Families" (Ermisch.

Ermisch, J., Jenkins, S. and Wright, R. (), ‘ Analysis of the Dynamics of Lone Parenthood: Socio-economic Influences on Entry and Exit Rates ’, paper given at OECD Conference: Lone Parents: the Economic Challenge of Changing Family Structures, Paris.

Book Section: Bradshaw, Jonathan () Policy and the employment of lone parents in 20 countries: countries over recent years has been the increase in lone parenthood. Although the prevalence of lone parenthood varies considerably between countries, the proportion 4 Policy and the Employment of Lone Parents in 20 Countries • may or.

Policy makers across the world are confronting issues relating to lone parents and employment, with many governments seeking to increase the participation of lone parents in the labour market.

This book is based on an up-to-date analysis of provisions within particular countries, examining whether and how policies support and encourage employment, and drawing out policy lessons. Lone parents and employment • The proportion of lone parents not in employment has been falling steadily sincewhen it was 52%, to 37% in This compares with 5% of couple parent households that have nobody in work.

• Lone parents experience a number of barriers to work: employability (skills, qualifications. finding employment and being able to reconcile it with their caring responsibilities ¾Lone parenthood is associated with lower well‐being (of lone parents and their children), but this is driven to a great extent by their relative material disadvantage.

Lone Parenthood: An Economic Analysis, Cambridge (UK): Cambridge University Press, The Political Economy of Demographic Change: Causes and implications of population trends in Great Britain, London: Heinemann, Edited Books (Editor, with Anthony Heath and Duncan Gallie) Understanding Social Change, Oxford University Press, WELCOME, LET THE FUN BEGIN.

Get e-Books "Lone Parenthood In The Life Course" on Pdf, ePub, Tuebl, Mobi and Audiobook for are more than 1 Million Books that have been enjoyed by people from all over the world.

Always update books hourly, if not looking, search in the book search column. Enjoy % FREE. There are several paths into lone-parenthood: marriage and childbirth with subsequent widowhood, separation, divorce or childbirth without marriage.

But at the other extreme (in Great Britain for example) the increase has exceeded 50%, with the majority of countries experiencing between 30 and 50 %.

employment conditions such us. Leaving Lone Parenthood: Analysis of Repartnering Patterns in the About a quarter of all families with dependent children in Britain are now lone parent families (Lyon et al., ).

Little research has been conducted on the McKay, S. () The Dynamics of Lone Parents, Employment and Poverty in Great Britain, Sociologia e politica. Lone Parents With the exception of Scandinavian countries, lone parents in Europe — supple mentea a a clalrn Inco me support.

Lone moth ers are most I k I 1 e y to be poor, as th ey are less likely to be In employment than lone fathers. hambaz, Sanatana, Stewart and Vaitilingham, ; Gardiner and Millar, ; Levitas, ).

despite ettorts to. Employment rates for lone parents who started having children later in life or have stronger educational backgrounds are high.

However, the large numbers of lone parents with low levels of qualifications and the way that lone parenthood seems to magnify educational issues leaves low employment rates among lone parent households as a whole.

Lone parents are a growing group in Great Britain and elsewhere and now represent one quarter of families with children (Haskey ). In the longer term, perhaps one half of British children will pass through a non-intact family at some stage in their childhood.

increasing number of lone parent families in the UK. We then examine, using published ONS statistics, the increase in the prevalence of lone parent families in Britain. Subsequent sections explore, using microdata from the GHS and USoc, the changing dynamics of lone parenthood and changing inequalities between lone and couple parent families.

UK governments have historically viewed lone parents as a political and social problem. This article argues that present-day political discourse increasingly positions lone parents as deficient parents, suggesting that they are more likely to fail to engage with good parenting practices than parents in couple households and may lack the resource management skills of successful families.

A new finding is that little adjustment to employment change occurs through migration within Scotland. The large increase in lone parenthood in Great Britain since the s has been strongly correlated across areas with male worklessness. The US literature suggested that this relationship is causal, and this thesis is investigated in two papers.

The duration of single parenthood. The analysis uses data from the demographic and employment histories of women collected in the British Women and Employment Survey (WES) (see Martin and Roberts for details). The WES collected marital, childbearing and employment histories from 5, women aged in.

Books Music Art & design Only around 3% of lone mothers in Britain are in full-time education. most are concentrated in low-skilled and low-paid jobs. Consequently, lone parents are.On average, single parenthood lasts around five years (v) References.

i. ONS () Families and households. Table 1. ii. Gingerbread () One in four: a profile of single parents in the UK. iii. See i, Table 3. iv. See iii. v. Skew, A., et al. () Leaving lone parenthood: Analysis of the repartnering patterns of lone mothers in the UK.This article uses data from the General Household Surveys to examine how patterns of employment and private pension disadvantage according to marital and maternal status differ between earlier and later generations of women in Britain.

The private pension premium attached to never-married status among women aged over 65 is found to diminish in.