The rising share of non-working households

Household structure, labour participation and economic inequality in Britain, 1937-61

This paper investigates household income/expenditure inequality using survey data for the United Kingdom from 1937 to 1961. We find little change in inequality for incomes below the top 5 per cent or 10 per cent. This is consistent with the tax unit data. EHR, 2023

March 2023 · Ian Gazeley, Andrew Newell, Kevin Reynolds, Hector Rufrancos

The Poor and the Poorest, fifty years on: Evidence from British Household Expenditure Surveys of the 1950s and 1960s

This paper revisits Abel-Smith and Townsend’s landmark study of poverty in early post World War 2 Britain using the modern methods

January 2017 · Ian Gazeley, Hector Rufrancos, Andrew Newell, Kevin Reynolds, Rebecca Searle