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Childcare key to cutting inequality

Graham Watson

15th November 2016

This article highlights the one of the major reasons for income inequality: difficulties with childcare.

According to newly released research, improved childcare would have a more significant effect on reducing inequality than "increases in part-time pay, encouragement to take up unclaimed benefits, and efforts to increase housing supply had less effect on inequality".

Graham Watson

Graham Watson has taught Economics for over twenty years. He contributes to Tutor2U, reads voraciously and is interested in all aspects of Teaching and Learning.

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