Authors

Eurofound

Publication Date

2015

Abstract

This report describes the situation and experience of families during the economic crisis and examines how family-focused policies have changed since 2010. In some countries, benefits have been reduced, affecting disadvantaged families disproportionately. Other countries have introduced new measures to help those families worst affected by the economic crisis. This report also looks at the social situation of different types of families with dependent children and examines what kind of responses can help mitigate the effect of the crisis on disadvantaged families. It focuses on in-depth analyses of developments in 10 EU Member States.

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Suggested Citation
European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions. (2015). Families in the economic crisis: Changes in policy measures in the EU. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union.

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