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  • The Political Economy of Global Securityby Heikki Patomäki

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    What are the possibilities for and conditions of global security in the 21 st century? This book provides an innovative study of future wars, crises and transformations of the global political economy. It brings together economic theory, political economy, peace and conflict research, philosophy and historical analogy to explore alternatives... more...

  • Closing the Coverage Gapby Robert Holzmann

    World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 24.99

    Closing the Coverage Gap discusses how social pensions and other retirement income transfers can be used to close the coverage gap of mandatory pension systems. The book is organized in three parts. The first part makes the case for these programs by assessing the extent of the coverage gap around the world and evaluating the vulnerability to poverty... more...

  • When I'm Sixty-Fourby Teresa Ghilarducci

    Princeton University Press 2008; US$ 29.95

    A crisis is looming for baby boomers and anyone else who hopes to retire in the coming years. In When I'm Sixty-Four , Teresa Ghilarducci, the nation's leading authority on the economics of retirement, explains how to confront this crisis head-on, revealing the causes behind the increasingly precarious economics of old age in America and proposing... more...

  • Keeping the Promise of Social Security in Latin Americaby Indermit S. Gill

    World Bank Publications 2004; US$ 24.99

    Empirical analysis of two decades of pioneering pension and social security reform in Latin America and the Caribbean shows that much has been achieved, but that critical challenges remain. In tackling this unfinished agenda, a great deal can be learned from the reform experience of countries in the region. Keeping the Promise, produced by the chief... more...

  • Reforming Social Security: For Ourselves and Our Posterityby Charles Blahous

    ABC-CLIO 2000; US$ 96.00

    Blahous contends that Social Security is ill-equipped to withstand the effects of an aging population and will impose excessive tax burdens upon future Americans unless its course is changed. Far from a doomsday tract, however, the book provides instances of proposals that would satisfactorily avert this course, if only the political will is mustered... more...

  • A Well-Tailored Safety Net: The Only Fair and Sensible Way to Save Social Securityby Jed Graham

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 38.00

    This intriguing book introduces the first Social Security reform proposal tailored to meet the nation's fiscal challenges and care for an aging population. more...

  • Ageing and Incomeby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 61.00

    This landmark study of the material well-being of older people in nine OECD countries -- Canada, Finland, Germany, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States -- uses a wealth of new data to shed light on the challenges that face policy-makers as they anticipate the coming retirement of the baby-boom generation.... more...

  • How Obama's Gender Policies Undermine Americaby Diana Furchtgott-Roth

    Encounter Books 2010; US$ 5.99

    Women are riding out the recession more easily than men, with a lower unemployment rate and a higher percentage attaining high school diplomas and Bachelor and Master degrees. Yet President Obama and Congress, responding to fierce feminist lobbying, propose to expand preferences for women in both education and hiring. Whereas original feminists portrayed... more...

  • Social Security Handbookby Federal Government

    Bernan Press 2009; US$ 59.99

    The Bernan Press edition of the Social Security Handbook: Overview of Social Security Programs, 2009 contains information about the benefit programs administered by the Social Security Administration. The Handbook includes the provisions of the Social Security Act (the Act), Code of Federal Regulations sections issued under the Act (Title 20, Chapter... more...

  • The Battle for Social Securityby Nancy J. Altman

    Wiley 2012; US$ 39.95

    In the chaotic aftermath of September 11th, millions of Americans reached into their pockets to contribute to the Red Cross and other charitable organizations assisting victims' families. But the most immediate, sustained, and generous support came from Social Security. At the same time that Social Security was diligently finding and helping those... more...