The Child Benefit Dataset (CBD)
The Child Benefit Dataset (CBD) covers various forms of child benefit programs, including universal and employment related child benefits, income-related child allowances, child tax rebates on social security contributions, child tax allowances and child tax credits for 18 countries 1960-2015. Focus is on the level of benefits, expressed in absolute amounts and as percentages of average wages.
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Our empirical analyses are based on data from the Child Benefit Dataset (CBD), provided as part of the Social Policy Indicator (SPIN) database (Nelson et al. 2020).
Nelson, K., Fredriksson, D., Korpi, T., Korpi, W., Palme, J. and O. Sjöberg. 2020. The Social Policy Indicators (SPIN) database. International Journal of Social Welfare. 29 (3). 285-289. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijsw.12418