Poverty and inequality in 2020: impact of changes in the structure of employment
Report concerned with the impact of future changes in employment structures and pay patterns on income inequality and poverty.
The report ﬁndings suggest that:
• relative poverty and inequality are set to rise by 2020 as a result of changes to the structure of employment and future changes in the tax and beneﬁt system
• absolute poverty is likely to be aﬀ ected very little by those changes
• to mitigate increases in poverty and inequality, a very precise and targeted approach to policy, focusing on households in poverty, will be required.