Child poverty in cross-national perspective: Lessons from the Luxembourg Income Study
Janet C. Gornick and
Children and Youth Services Review, 2012, vol. 34, issue 3, 558-568
This paper draws on the Luxembourg Income Study (LIS) microdata to paint a portrait of child poverty across a diverse group of countries, as of 2004–2006. We will first synthesize past LIS-based research on child poverty, focusing on studies that aim to explain cross-national variation in child poverty rates. Our empirical sections will focus on child poverty in 20 high- and middle-income countries — including three Latin American countries, newly added to LIS.
Keywords: Children; Poverty; Cross-national; Comparative; Family structures; Parental employment (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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