chapter  5
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Explanation of and possible policies aimed at reducing poverty

WithBent Greve

Chapter 5 presents explanations of poverty as a starting point for discussing policies aimed at poverty reduction. This includes elements such as changes at the labour market, including the risk of working poor. The chapter shows that there are a variety of possible instruments available if there is an ambition to reduce poverty. These range from direct provision of social security to ensuring education and a better functioning labour market.