The Distribution of UK Household Expenditure, 1979–92


  • This article is a summary of Goodman and Webb (1995). The study has been financed under core funding by the UK Department of Social Security (DSS) and by the ESRC Centre for the Microeconomic Analysis of Fiscal Policy at IFS. Anonymised Family Expenditure Survey data were supplied by the Central Statistical Office and ESRC Data Archive. The authors are grateful to Ian Crawford and Paul Johnson and to statisticians at the DSS for their helpful comments. All interpretation of the data is the responsibility of the authors.