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- CRC Press 2000; US$ 132.95
Workers' compensation causes headaches throughout all levels of an organization. Injuries affect production, costs, and morale. Managing Workers' Compensation: A Guide to Injury Reduction and Effective Claim Management lays out - in logical order - management and safety procedures that reduce injuries and the aggravation that follows. The authors cover... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00
Presents the implications of a range of scary market scenarios, prescribing solutions. This book explores retirement incomes across a number of countries including the US, the UK, Japan and Australia, and examines uncertainties such as: extreme stock price volatility; discontinuous labour market participation; and, macroeconomic instability. more...
- Wiley 2006; US$ 95.00 US$ 82.33
This book provides a secure grounding in the theory and practice of finance insofar as it deals with pension matters. By using it, the reader will understand the various types of investment assets; * the allocation of personal wealth to different asset classes * corporate pension finance * the financial aspects of defined contribution pension plans... more...
- Wiley 2006; US$ 80.00 US$ 69.33
While not attempting to train readers as professional economists, this book aims to provide a secure grounding in the theory and practice of economics insofar as it deals with pension matters. From reading this book, the user will understand: * The key types of pension scheme * The role of pensions in maximizing individual lifetime welfare * The... more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 2001; US$ 120.00
Much could be gained from the privatization of social security, but can the gains be delivered? This work takes a look at social security privatization; at the present situation and at what the future holds. The authors examine the experiences of other areas such as Europe and Latin America. more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 80.00 US$ 70.50
Praise for Pension Revolution "When Keith Ambachtsheer puts his keen mind to work on a problem, watch out! Here he exposes today's fragile arrangements for the most serious social dilemma of our times--financing retirement. Then he provides a compelling and powerful set of solutions. His writings are essential reading for all who care about the... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 139.99
Pension systems in most industrialised countries are unfunded, i.e. they are pay-as-you-go financed and thus depend on a well-balanced ratio (old) recipients to (young) contributors. This so-called dependency ratio will worsen significantly in the next few decades due to two developments: ageing of the population and increased labour mobility. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2004; US$ 46.00
What are the aims of social security and assistance provisions? Are they effective? This introductory textbook provides a foundation for the systematic study of social security, including means-tested provision or social assistance. It is for undergraduate and postgraduate students of social policy, welfare, and economics. more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 127.95 US$ 110.89
This volume collects the contributions of a number of diverse and distinguished scholars to reflect upon the topic of corporate retirement security in the United States. Contributes to the public policy debate concerning the securing of sufficient retirement funds Reflects the present discussions and disagreements about the most fundamental... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 40.00
How to deliver adequate pension benefits at reasonable costs is a huge challenge confronting our ageing societies. This book provides insights into pension finance, pension system design, pension governance and risk based supervision. It is suitable for academic researchers, pension practitioners, supervisors and public sector policymakers. more...