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CentrePiece article
Cycles of Disadvantage
Jo Blanden and Steve Gibbons
June 2006
Paper No' CEPCP205:
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CentrePiece 11 (1) Summer 2006

More than a quarter of Britain's children are growing up in poverty. New research by Jo Blanden and Steve Gibbons measures the extent to which children's experience of relative financial hardship increases their chances of being poor in adulthood - and whether that 'persistence' of poverty across generations has got worse.

This article summarises The Persistence of Poverty across Generations: A View from two British Cohorts by Jo Blanden and Steve Gibbons, published for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation by The Policy Press