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Table 5 Programme participation simulations for a representative individual % expected and expected change by state

From: The labour supply effects of a partial cash-out of in-kind transfers to single mothers

Variable Programme
  CH Housing benefit Family credit
Reference 84.42 40.89 41.61
CH + £10 8.76 0.00 −0.01
HB + £10 0.01 10.75 0.01
FC + £10 0.01 0.01 3.16
owner −19.80 0.00 −13.87
age + 10 −0.35 −1.77 −1.45
unemp. + 1% −0.22 1.85 2.05
child 0-4 7.39 10.12 −5.02
child 5-10 2.19 3.81 −3.14
widow −10.23 −9.48 −25.42
  1. Source: Author calculations.
  2. Note: FC = Family Credit; HB = Housing Benefit, CH = child nutrition programmes. The representative individual has a weekly income (in 1992 prices) of £105, £115, £130, £145 at NP, lower part time, higher part time, full time respectively; has zero eligibility for FC, HB or CH; lives in rented accommodation; has a youngest child at secondary school (aged 11–18); faces a local unemployment rate of 5%; and lives in the South East in 1992.