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Poverty Research Publications

 

Date Publication Description
   
22/04/2009 Evaluation of the Working for Families Fund (2004 - 2008) Evaluates the Working for Families Fund which was available in Scotland 2004-08, latterly in 20 local authority areas covering 79% of Scotland's population. This fund invested in initiatives to improve the employability of disadvantaged parents facing barriers, particularly childcare barriers, to participating in the labour market.
22/04/2009 Evaluation of the Working for Families Fund (2004 - 2008) - Research Findings No. 2/2009 Evaluates the Working for Families Fund which was available in Scotland 2004-08, latterly in 20 local authority areas covering 79% of Scotland's population. This fund invested in initiatives to improve the employability of disadvantaged parents facing barriers, particularly childcare barriers, to participating in the labour market.
04/03/2009 The Experience of Poverty in Rural Scotland: Qualitative Research with Organisations Working with People Experiencing Poverty in Rural Areas Research findings No. 3/2009 Summary of qualitative research with five vulnerable groups to examine whether and how the experience of poverty is distinctive in rural scotland. The work was undertaken to inform the development of the Scottish Government's 'Tackling Poverty and Inequality Framework'.
04/03/2009 The Experience of Rural Poverty in Scotland: Qualitative Research with Organisations Working with People Experiencing Poverty in Rural Areas Full research report on qualitative research with five vulnerable groups to examine whether and how the experience of poverty is distinctive in rural Scotland. Conducted by EKOS Ltd, the work was undertaken to inform the development of the Scottish Government's 'Tackling Poverty and Inequality Framework'.
14/11/2008 Credit Unions in Scotland Summaries what Credit Unions are, how they can be classified, how they have developed in different parts of U.K. and elsewhere, what factors account for successful development; speculates about their future.
04/04/2008 Estimating the Cost of Child Poverty in Scotland - Approaches and Evidence An attempt to estimate the cost to the public purse of child poverty in Scotland; discusses evidence and methods, and gives qualified estimates.
31/01/2008 Closing the Opportunity Gap (CtOG) Programme: Phase 1 Evaluation Statistical report on the progress made by the Scottish Government's Closing the Opportunity Gap programme and recommendations for the future measurement of achievement of the programme's aimes and objectives.
31/01/2008 Closing the Opportunity Gap (CTOG) Programme: Phase 1 Evaluation - Annexes Statistical report on the progress made by the Scottish Government's Closing the Opportunity Gap programme and recommendations for the future measurement of achievement of the programme's aims and objectives.
31/01/2008 Closing the Opportunity Gap Programme: Phase 1 Evaluation - Research Findings Statistical report on the progress made by the Scottish Government's Closing the Opportunity Gap programme and recommendations for the future measurement of achievement of the programme's aims and objectives.
08/10/2007 Financial Inclusion: A Topic Report from the Scottish Household Survey A summary of evidence about financial inclusion in Scotland using analysis from the Scottish Household Survey and other sources.