Women’s family histories and incomes in later life in the UK, US and West Germany
Evandrou, Maria, Falkingham, Jane and Sefton, Tom (2009) Women’s family histories and incomes in later life in the UK, US and West Germany. London, UK, London School of Economics, 34pp. (Centre for the Analysis of Social Exclusion Discussion Paper, (138) ).
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Using data from several large scale longitudinal surveys, this paper investigates the relationship between older women's families histories and their personal incomes in later life in the UK, US and West Germany, By comparing three countries with very different welfare regimes, we seek to gain a better understanding of the interaction between the life course, pension system and women's incomes in later life. We conclude with a brief discussion of the 'women-friendliness' of different pension regimes in the light of our analysis
|Item Type:||Monograph (Discussion Paper)|
|Keywords:||comparative, older women, pensions, work history, life course|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Social Sciences > Social Statistics
|Date Deposited:||19 Jan 2010|
|Last Modified:||27 Mar 2014 18:50|
|Publisher:||London School of Economics|
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