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Income and Living Standards
Income, Deprivation and Well-Being Among Older Irish People
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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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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