Non-take-up of minimum income benefit: No benefit claim despite entitlement

DATE

2019/07/10

Non-take-up der Mindestsicherung: Kein Bezug trotz Anspruch

In this article Tamara Premrov and Michael Fuchs summarise the findings of the study Falling through the Social Safety Net? Analysing non-take-up of minimum income benefit and monetary social assistance in Austria. The reform of the benefit of last resort led to a considerable decrease of non-take-up (NTU). However, 30% of eligible households still do not apply for minimum income benefits. Read more at the A&W blog.