The Claiming Costs Scale (CCS): a new instrument for measuring the costs potential beneficiaries face when claiming social benefits.

Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
  • Janssens, Julie (Centre for Social Policy Herman Deleeck, University of Antwerp)
  • Goedemé, Tim (Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford)
  • University of Oxford
Publication Date
Funding Reference
  • Belgian Federal Science Policy Office (belspo)
    • Award Number: BR/154/A4/TAKE
Free Keywords
non-take-up; social assistance; poverty; social policy
  • Abstract

    The aim of this study is to develop and examine the psychometric properties of a new instrument, called the Claiming Costs Scale (CSS), which measures the costs (potential) beneficaries face when claiming benefits.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2017-01-01 / 2017-12-31
    Time Period: Sun Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2017--Sun Dec 31 00:00:00 EST 2017 (2017)
  • 2017-09-01 / 2017-09-30
    Collection Date(s): Fri Sep 01 00:00:00 EDT 2017--Sat Sep 30 00:00:00 EDT 2017 (September 2017)
Geographic Coverage
  • Belgium
Sampled Universe
Low income households in Belgium.
This study is freely available to the general public via web download.
  • Is version of
    DOI: 10.3886/E131962

Update Metadata: 2021-02-09 | Issue Number: 1 | Registration Date: 2021-02-09