HIRSCH, D., PERREN, K. and PHUNG, V-H., 2011. Globalisation and influences on the cost of a minimum living standard in the UK. York: Joseph Rowntree Foundation, 46pp.
Explores how trends in price rises will affect the ability of UK households to afford an acceptable standard of living in the future;
reviews how global factors have affected the prices of goods and services; and
outlines what policies are needed to ensure that households can afford a minimum acceptable standard of living.
This is an official report. It is also available from: http://www.jrf.org.uk/publications