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Income and Living Standards

Nov 1999
Report No. 55

Income, Deprivation and Well-Being Among Older Irish People
Richard Layte, Tony Fahey and Chris Whelan

The Council commissioned this study in the light of evidence that increases in social welfare pensions were lagging behind growth in average wages. Income, Deprivation and Well-Being among Older Irish People reflects the recent emphasis among policymakers on health gain and social gain.

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May 1984
Report No. 7

Incomes of the Elderly in Ireland: And an Analysis of the State's Contribution

This report examines the income levels of older people in receipt of social welfare and compares their standards of living with the rest of the community.

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