The 2008 financial crisis triggered the worst global recession
since the Great Depression. Many OECD countries responded to the
crisis by reducing social spending. Through 11 diverse country case
studies (Belgium, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan,
Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, and the United States), this volume
describes the evolution of child poverty and material well-being
during the crisis, and links these outcomes with the... more...