Poverty and income maintenance in old age: A cross-national view of low income older women

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Smeeding, Timothy M.; Sandstrom, Susanna;
(2005)
  • Publisher: Luxembourg Income Study (LIS) Luxembourg
  • Subject: Alte Menschen | USA | Schweden | Deutschland | Kanada | Großbritannien | Gesetzliche Rentenversicherung | Frauen | Finnland | Italien | Armut | Einkommen | Vergleich | Öffentliche Sozialleistungen
    • ddc: ddc:330
    mesheuropmc: social sciences

Great strides have been made in reducing poverty amongst the elderly in most rich countries over the past forty years. But pensioner poverty has not been eradicated, especially in the English-speaking nations. Poverty rates amongst older women are much higher than those... View more
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