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Social insurance. Social security. Pension

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  • Extension of Social Security Coverage for the Informal Economy in Indonesiaby John Angelini; Kenichi Hirose

    International Labour Office 2004; US$ 5.00

    This paper focuses on the extension of social security coverage to workers in the informal economy. In particular, the paper presents the results of surveys assessing social security needs of workers in the informal economy in both urban and rural areas. The outcome of these surveys provides primary information for the development of effective policy... more...

  • Globalization, Economic Policy and Employmentby James Heintz

    International Labour Office 2006; US$ 5.00

    Examines the growth-employment-poverty reduction nexus through a gender perspective. In particular, it explores how changes in economic policies affect women’s and men’s employment and proposes ways of assessing the implications of these changes for poverty and gender equality. more...

  • Protecting Pensionsby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 70.00

    Pension fund members across OECD countries have seen the loss or reduction of pension benefits in recent years. This volume looks at various methods of protecting pension benefits. It provides in-depth information on the application of these methods in OECD countries and analyses their advantages and drawbacks. Methods of risk sharing amongst pension... more...

  • Improving Financial Education and Awareness on Insurance and Private Pensionsby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 42.00

    With public pensions under pressure and private pensions exposed to risk, individuals face an increasing variety of financial risks, particularly those linked to their retirement. This book analyzes the level of risk awareness of consumers and highlights good practices governments might initiate to enhance consumers' awareness and education... more...

  • Complementary and Private Pensions throughout the World 2008by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 168.00

    This comprehensive and in-depth reference work provides detailed information on the regulation and supervision of voluntary and mandatory occupational pension plans as well as mandatory private pension schemes in 58 countries worldwide. Designed to be complementary to Social Security Programs throughout the World, each country profile contains information... more...

  • Financial Aspects of the United States Pension Systemby Zvi Bodie; John B. Shoven

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 45.00

    This book provides valuable information and analysis to managers, policymakers, and investment counselors in the rapidly expanding field of pension funding. American workers, too, need answers and insights on how to invest their money and plan for their retirement. fifteen of America's leading financial analysts address such pressing questions as... more...

  • Issues in Pension Economicsby Zvi Bodie; John B. Shoven; David A. Wise

    University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 45.00

    In the past several decades, pension plans have become one of the most significant institutional influences on labor and financial markets in the U.S. In an effort to understand the economic effects of this growth, the National Bureau of Economic Research embarked on a major research project in 1980. Issues in Pension Economics , the third in... more...

  • Pensions in the American Economyby Laurence J. Kotlikoff; Daniel E. Smith

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 45.00

    For anyone with an interest in pensions?workers and employers, personnel directors, accountants, actuaries, lawyers, insurance agents, financial analysts, government officials, and social scientists?this book is required reading. Now, without the aid of a pension specialist, anyone can determine how their particular pension plan stacks up against... more...

  • Pensions in the U.S. Economyby Zvi Bodie; John B. Shoven; David A. Wise

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 45.00

    Pensions in the U.S. Economy is the fourth in a series on pensions from the National Bureau of Economic Research. For both economists and policymakers, this volume makes a valuable contribution to current research on pensions and the economics of the elderly. The contributors report on retirement saving of individuals and the saving that results... more...

  • Pensions, Labor, and Individual Choiceby David A. Wise

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 45.00

    In recent years a decline in the labor force participation of older workers has combined with rapid current and projected increases in the number of older Americans, producing major policy debates over looming "crises" in social security and, to a lesser extent, in the private pension system. That private system is playing an increasing role in the... more...