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By Barney G. Glaser

The aim of QGT, like substantial GT generated from qualitative information, is to generate conceptual concept. QGT isn't generated to check or right idea. there's not anything adverse to claim approximately checking out hypotheses however it isn't the function of QGT. quantity into the longer term. QGT is simply one other method of quantitative info research which can upload to, go beyond and regulate extant idea, as qualitative GT does. This e-book relies at the successive levels of establishing as much as the generated QGT. I speak about first the relation of quantitative to qualitative information, then the main widespread assets information for QGT – secondary research. Then I flip to crude index formation to point a middle variable and subcore thoughts and their houses. Then I flip to how one discovers conceptual hypotheses with conceptual indexes and unmarried merchandise indices by means of theoretical elaboration research. the result's a conceptual multivariate QGT

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However, this basic analysis only provides a partial picture as households may receive more than one benefit, including social assistance, family benefits, short-term benefits, as well as social insurance if a household member is eligible, therefore aggregate benefit levels may create poverty traps. Variations in wage levels across regions may also create poverty traps in some geographic areas. Labor market participation can be encouraged by limiting the duration of benefits. While the EU8 countries have limitations on how long beneficiaries can receive benefits before reapplying (ranging from one to six months) none of the countries appear to enforce a fixed cut-off.

Family benefit systems generally have two main objectives. First, because of declining fertility rates in the region, family benefits have sought to encourage families to have children (Figure 8). 18 Second, family benefits are viewed as an efficient form of income support because of the close link between welfare and household size. Family benefits are a complex mix of programs, including inherited programs from the socialist period as well as new benefits and services. Like the EU15, each of the countries has a monthly child benefit paid per child which comprises a large share of total spending on family benefits.

The results focus on the six countries for which HBS data were available: Estonia, the Czech Republic, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Poland and Slovenia. Coverage: How Many People Receive Social Protection? Coverage of social protection is high in the EU8, with the majority of households receiving at least one benefit. In 2004 coverage ranged from 90 percent in Hungary to 62 percent in Lithuania (Figure 10). Coverage of social protection is progressive. The poor (defined as the bottom quintile of the population) receive social protection at a higher rate, reaching nearly 100 percent of the population in Hungary in 2004.

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