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Cycles of disadvantage

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.

Jo Blanden and Stephen Gibbons

June 2006     Paper Number CEPCP205

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