Centre for Vocational Education Research LSE RSS Email Facebook Twitter

Abstract:

cover
CentrePiece Article
Unemployment and domestic violence
Dan Anderberg, Helmut Rainer, Jonathan Wadsworth and Tanya Wilson
February 2014
Paper No' CEPCP411:
Full Paper (pdf)

CentrePiece 18 (3) Winter 2014


JEL Classification: J12; D19


Tags: domestic violence; unemployment

Contrary to popular belief, the incidence of domestic violence in Britain does not seem to have risen during the recession. But according to research by Jonathan Wadsworth and colleagues, men and women have experienced different risks of unemployment – and these have had contrasting effects on the level of physical abuse.

This article summarises ‘Unemployment and Domestic Violence: Theory and Evidence’ by Dan Anderberg, Helmut Rainer, Jonathan Wadsworth and Tanya Wilson, CEP Discussion Paper No. 1230, July 2013 .