Publications

Journal articles

Hick, R. (2017), ‘Enter the Troika: The politics of social security during Ireland’s bailout‘, Journal of Social Policy. FirstView. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0047279417000095. Open access version here.  

Hick, R. (2016), ‘The coupling of disadvantages: Material poverty and multiple deprivation in Europe before and after the Great Recession‘, European Journal of Social Security, 19, 1, pp. 2 – 29. Open access version (with colour figures) here.

Hick, R. (2016), ‘Between income and material deprivation in the UK: In search of conversion factors‘, Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, 17, 1, pp. 35 – 54. Open access version here.

Hick, R. (2016), ‘Material poverty and multiple deprivation in the UK: The distinctiveness of multidimensional assessment’, Journal of Public Policy, 36, 2, pp. 277-308. Open access version here.

Hick, R. (2015), ‘Three perspectives on the mismatch between measures of material poverty’, British Journal of Sociology, 66, 1, 163 – 172.

Hick, R. (2014), ‘Poverty as Capability Deprivation: Conceptualising and measuring poverty in contemporary Europe’, European Journal of Sociology, 295 – 323. Open access version here.

Hick, R. (2014), ‘On “consistent” poverty’, Social Indicators Research, 118, 3, pp. 1087 – 1102. Open access version here.

Hick, R. (2014), ‘From Celtic Tiger to Crisis: Progress, problems and prospects for social security in Ireland’, Social Policy & Administration, 48, 4, pp. 394 – 412.

Hick, R. (2013), ‘Poverty, preference or pensioners? Measuring material deprivation in the UK’, Fiscal Studies, 34, 1, pp. 31-54. Open access version here.

Hick, R. (2012), ‘The capability approach: Insights for a new poverty focus‘, Journal of Social Policy, 41: 2, pp. 291-308. Open access version here.

Gough, O. and Hick, R. (2009), ‘Ethnic minorities, retirement planning and Personal Accounts’, International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 29: 9/10.

Gough, O. and Hick, R. (2008), ‘Employee evaluations of occupational pensions’, Employee Relations, 31, 2, pp. 158-167.

Book chapters

Hick, R. and Burchardt, T. (2016) ‘Capability Deprivation’, in Brady, D. and L.M. Burton. (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of the Social Science of Poverty, Oxford, Oxford University Press.

Burchardt, T. and Hick, R. (2016), ‘The capability approach to advantage and disadvantage’, in Dean, H. and Platt, L. (eds), Social Advantage and Disadvantage, Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Hick, R. (2014), ‘Poverty and Inequality’, in Mitchie, J. and Cooper, C. (eds), Understanding All Our Futures: Why Social Sciences Matter, Academy of Social Sciences/Palgrave.

Gough, O. and Hick, R. (2008), ‘Retirement Planning in the United Kingdom’, in Coggburn, J and Reddick, C. Handbook of Employee Benefits and Administration, Taylor and Francis, pp. 161-178.

Other publications

Hick, R. (2017), ‘Monitoring welfare: An analysis of social security recommendations in the Troika’s quarterly reviews of Ireland’s bailout‘, Unpublished working paper.

Burchardt, T. and Hick, R. (2017), ‘Inequality and the Capability Approach‘, CASEpaper No. 201, London, LSE.

Hick, R. and Doheny, S. (2014), Independent Review of the Commissioning and Provision of Social Services to Older People in the City & County of Swansea, Swansea.

Hick, R. (2012) ‘On “Consistent” Poverty’, CASEpaper No. 167, London, LSE.

Hick. R. (2009) ‘The social welfare pensions in Ireland: Pensioner poverty and gender‘. Geary Institute Discussion Paper WP/2/09.

Arthur, L., Brennan, J., Hick, R, and Kimura, M. (2008) The context of higher education and employment: comparisons between different European countries. Bristol: HEFCE.

Cochrane, A., Hudson, T. and Hick, R. (2006) ‘Local employment opportunities provided by higher education institutions’, in Brennan, J., Little, B. and Locke, W., (eds.) Higher Education’s effect on disadvantaged groups and communities: Report of an ESRC Network on cross-regional perspectives on the transformational impact of higher education on disadvantaged groups or communities, ESRC, CHERI/Pascal International / Continuum / University of Salford.

Healy, J. with Hick, R. (2005) Ending Child Poverty, Dublin: Combat Poverty Agency.

Hick, R. (2004) ‘Pension reform means raising the value of current pensions’, Action on Poverty Today. Issue no. 7, pp.13-14, Dublin: Combat Poverty Agency.

Blog posts

Hick, R. (2017), ‘The Troika gave Ireland more autonomy over social security cuts than is commonly recognised‘, LSE European Policy and Politics blog, 22.3.2017.

Hick, R. (2016), ‘Does measuring poverty multidimensionally make a difference?‘, LSE British Policy and Politics blog, 15.8.2016.

Hick, R. (2016), ‘How poverty has radically shifted across Europe in the last decade‘, The Conversation, 20.7.16.