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These are the Luxembourg Income Study (LIS) working papers cited in the article "Producing poverty" in LBO #89. Web links are provided on the paper number where they're available; other papers have to be ordered from LIS. For general info on LIS working papers, click here.
172 "In Search for a Smoking Gun: What Makes Income Inequality Vary Over Time in Different Countries?" by Björn Gustafsson and Mats Johansson, November 1997 [judging competing explanations of what drives changes in inequality over time]
174 "The Paradox of Redistribution and Strategies of Equality: Welfare State Institutions, Inequality and Poverty in the Western Countries," by Walter Korpi and Joakim Palme, February 1998 [politics of welfare structures]
175 "Does Democracy Promote Equality," by Rosa Mulé, February 1998 [relative roles of taxes and transfers in redistributing income]
178 "Child Poverty and Family Poverty in OECD Countries," by Katja Forssén, March 1998 [development of welfare state typologies according to gender relations and family policy; child poverty]
179 "Contradictory Findings? The Connection Between Structural Factors, Income Transfers and Poverty in OECD Countries," by Tiina Mäkinen, March 1998 [welfare state effectiveness; 1980s poverty trends]
187 "Does Social Policy Matter? Poverty Cycles in OECD Countries," by Olli Kangas and Joakim Palme, September 1998 [income and poverty life cycles]
188 "Do Social-Welfare Policies Reduce Poverty?
A Cross-National Assessment," by Lane Kenworthy, September
1998 [Tocqueville and Murray quotes; welfare state effectiveness]
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