Income and Poverty

Markets and Households on Low Incomes

  • Published 1st Sep 2010
  • Category: Income and Poverty

This report, written together with Europe Economics, looks at the problems faced by low income households from a mainstream economics perspective.  One of the most interesting things to emerge from this is the importance of 'enabling' or 'gateway' products that allow better access in other markets.

About this report
This report was written for the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) by a team from Europe Economics and the New Policy Institute.The facts presented and views expressed in this report are those of the authors and not necessarily those of OFT.