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Poverty and social transfers in Poland

Christiaan Grootaert

Poverty and social transfers in Poland

by Christiaan Grootaert

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Published by World Bank, Europe and Central Asia, Country Dept. II, Country Operations Division in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Poland,
  • Poland.
    • Subjects:
    • Economic assistance, Domestic -- Poland.,
    • Transfer payments -- Poland.,
    • Social security -- Poland.,
    • Poland -- Social conditions.,
    • Poland -- Economic conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementChristiaan Grootaert.
      SeriesPolicy research working paper ;, 1440, Policy research working papers ;, 1440.
      ContributionsWorld Bank. Europe and Central Asia, Country Dept. II. Country Operations Division.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHG3881.5.W57 P63 no.1440
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 79 p. :
      Number of Pages79
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL933020M
      LC Control Number95233844

        Using individual-level data for 11 European countries, in combination with country-level data, this paper examines associations between the receipt of public transfers by individuals and their probabilities of exiting and entering poverty, as well as the total amount of time spent below the poverty line. Rather than focusing on welfare regime typology or shares of transfers in total income as Cited by: 1.   New report documents extreme poverty in Poland By Clara Weiss 11 January The NGO Szlachetna Paczka (Noble Package), which helps poor families during the Christmas holidays, released a report.

      Republic of Poland - Social inclusion in Poland: key challenges and opportunities for support (English) Abstract. The objective of this policy note is to develop a set of actionable recommendations for tackling poverty and social exclusion in Poland based on : Daniel P. Owen, Ryszard Malarski, Matteo Morgandi, Robertus A Swinkels, Valerie Morrica. People with activity limitation rely heavily on social transfers. In , % of the EU population aged 16 or over with an activity limitation would have been at risk of poverty if social transfers (social benefits, allowances and pensions) had not taken place, while % of the same population would have been at risk after taking social transfers into account.

      Department of Social Protection on Social Transfers and Poverty Alleviation in Ireland. The report examines the role of social transfers in Ireland, particularly assessing their effectiveness and efficiency. It provides insights on why social transfers played a greater role in alleviating poverty and deprivation in Ireland between and Next, we discuss how to measure social effort and the effect of social transfers on poverty rates in a cross-national perspective. Measuring poverty incidence For various reasons, we use poverty rates from different databases. The official EU-indicator for social cohesion is .


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Poverty and social transfers in Poland by Christiaan Grootaert Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Poverty and social transfers in Poland. [Christiaan Grootaert; World Bank. Europe and Central Asia, Country Department II. Country Operations Division.]. As Figure 2 shows, monetary poverty was the most widespread form of poverty inwith million people ( % of the EU population) living at risk of poverty after social transfers.

The second most frequent form of poverty was very low work intensity, affecting million people or % of the EU population aged 0 to social transfers in Poland helps the poor and, as a corollary, whether reallocation of funds across different types of social transers could have a greater povert alleviation impact.

Tuie impact of social transfers on poverty is an important element of the extesnal efficiency of the social safety net. FFinancing social transfers in the poorest countries 20 Affordability of social transfers 20 The cost-effectiveness of social transfers 21 5.

CChallenges in implementing social transfer programmes 24 Building country ownership and political will 24 Policy choices within a country-led approach 25 Strengthening co-ordination around social. The conventional benchmark for measuring poverty in Poland, the social minimum, has become largely irrelevant, as 55 percent of the people fall below that spending level.

Using two other measures, the author finds that in percent of the population had an expenditure level (per adult equivalent) below the minimum wage, and percent.

The impact of transfers on poverty by Robert D. Plotnick Robert Plotnick is Professor of Public Affairs and Social Work, the University of Washington.

A longer version of this paper can be obtained from IRP. Robert Lampman has observed that every society engages in extensive income redistribution activities. File Size: KB. According to the Polish Central Statistical Office (GUS) report, the poverty line in Poland has been decreasing in the last few years, down to about % in The report notes, however, that this is mostly due to the fact that the nominal value of the poverty line in Poland has not changed sincethus ignoring inflation.

If the poverty line were indexed to inflation, the report. Romania is one of the three EU Member States where more than a third of the population was at risk of poverty or social exclusion inwith a share of %. At risk of poverty rate: before and after social transfers Year Social transfers and chronic poverty: Objectives, design, research and impact iii pilot programmes are able to roll them out to national scale.

This means that social transfer programmes have become the most important policy instrument against extreme and persistent deprivation at the present Size: 2MB.

March How well did Poland's system of social transfers help alleviate poverty inand what changes in the allocation of social transfer funds would improve the distribution of income.

Since JanuaryPoland's social safety net has changed greatly. Governments of the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland implemented reforms of family benefits in the mids. What were the common features of those reforms and what were the possible effects on c Cited by: One of the commonly agreed EU social indicators is the income poverty rate before social tranfers.

When compared with the income poverty rate after social transfers (which is one of the components of the Europe target), this indicator allows assessment (crudely) of the impact of social transfers.

transfers, one of the essential elements in the anti-poverty policy. Social transfers (var-ious benefits in the social security system) have an important role in all countries in the prevention and reduction of poverty. From the point of view of poverty reduction, the most important social transfers are pensions, unemployment benefits, family.

Social structures undergo transformation with the transition to a market economy. This collection examines the role of inequality in the formation of economic elites and middle classes, as well as in the rise of poverty in transitional societies. Based on comparative analysis of social stratification, the contributors argue that the slowly reforming economies of the CIS had particularly high.

Watson, D, and Maître, B () Social Transfers and Poverty Alleviation in Ireland: An Analysis of the CSO Survey on Income and Living Conditions -Social Inclusion Report No. Dublin: Department of Social Protection and Economic and Social Research Institute.

Downloadable. This study addresses the question of how well Hungary's system of cash social transfers helps prevent or alleviate poverty -whether different types of social transfer, or changes in eligibility rules, might better alleviate poverty.

The social safety net in Hungary and other transition economies has undergone important changes. The distributional impact of taxes and transfers in Poland (English) Abstract. This paper assesses the impact of fiscal policy on the incidence, depth, and severity of poverty, and examines whether there is room for an increased role for fiscal policy in improving the wellbeing of the by: 2.

This report is the product of the Poverty Assessment and Social Safety Net Reform mission that visited Poland in December of Poland was the first country in Eastern Europe to reestablish democracy and a market economy. Welfare in Poland is part of the social security system in constitutes about 20% of government spending, and has been roughly stable in the past several decades.

The Constitution of Poland states that all citizens have the right to social security in case of being unable to find a job, reaching the retirement age, or suffering from inability to work due to illness or disability.

The book demonstrates that despite an increase in poverty and inequalities in many Central and Eastern European countries during the last 18 years, the social policy systems have not experienced a.Reduction in percentage of the risk of poverty rate, due to social transfers (calculated comparing at-risk-of poverty rates before social transfers with those after transfers; pensions are not considered as social transfers in these calculations).

The indicator is based on the EU-SILC (statistics on income, social inclusion and living conditions).Income, inequality, and poverty during the transition from planned to market Distribution of Income Sources: Wages, Social Transfers and Private Sector Income 47 Disparity among Social Groups 54 5.

Poverty 60 of the Poverty Line in Poland, –96 Household Size and Relative Poverty Rates, –95