© 1990

Improving Incentives for the Low-Paid

  • Alex Bowen
  • Ken Mayhew

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Alex Bowen, Dominic Brewer, Ken Mayhew
    Pages 1-54
  3. Patrick Minford
    Pages 121-138
  4. Ewart Keep
    Pages 139-180
  5. Alex Bowen, Ken Mayhew
    Pages 283-298
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 299-308

About this book


This collection of papers considers how people who are low paid can be given better opportunities in the British labour market. Topics considered include how the workings of the tax and benefits systems might be improved, and why some jobs are low paid in the first place.


employment labor market labour market poverty

Editors and affiliations

  • Alex Bowen
    • 1
  • Ken Mayhew
    • 1
  1. 1.National Economic Development OfficeUK

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