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  • The Effective Security Officer's Training Manualby Ralph Brislin

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 64.95

    The Effective Security Officer's Training Manual, Third Edition teaches today?s security officers the most important aspects of performing the job of a security officer professionally and effectively. Training is the most important element in becoming a professional security officer, but it is also often overlooked or underutilized. This straightforward,... more...

  • World Social Protection Report 2014/15by International Institute of Labour Studies

    International Labour Office 2014; US$ 50.00

    This ILO flagship report provides a global overview of the organization of social protection systems, their coverage and benefits, as well as public expenditures on social protection. It includes valuable and comprehensive statistical annexes with the latest social protection data. more...

  • Administrative Aspects of Investment-Based Social Security Reformby John B. Shoven

    University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 45.00

    Social security reform in the United States continues to be a pressing and contentious issue, with advocates touting some form of a centralized or a privatized system of personal accounts. In general, centralized systems offer low administrative costs, but are potentially subject to political mismanagement and appropriation. Privatized account systems,... more...

  • Privatizing Social Securityby Martin Feldstein

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 37.50

    This volume represents the most important work to date on one of the pressing policy issues of the moment: the privatization of social security. Although social security is facing enormous fiscal pressure in the face of an aging population, there has been relatively little published on the fundamentals of essential reform through privatization. Privatizing... more...

  • The Distributional Aspects of Social Security and Social Security Reformby Martin Feldstein; Jeffrey B. Liebman

    University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 45.00

    Social security is the largest and perhaps the most popular program run by the federal government. Given the projected increase in both individual life expectancy and sheer number of retirees, however, the current system faces an eventual overload. Alternative proposals have emerged, ranging from reductions in future benefits to a rise in taxrevenue... more...

  • Risk Aspects of Investment-Based Social Security Reformby John Y. Campbell; Martin Feldstein

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 45.00

    Our current social security system operates on a pay-as-you-go basis; benefits are paid almost entirely out of current revenues. As the ratio of retirees to taxpayers increases, concern about the high costs of providing benefits in a pay-as-you-go system has led economists to explore other options. One involves "prefunding," in which a person's withholdings... more...

  • Social Security Programs and Retirement around the Worldby Jonathan Gruber; David A. Wise

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 45.00

    The future of Social Security is troubled, both in the United States and in most other developed countries with aging populations. As improvements in health care and changes in life styles enable retirees to live longer than ever before, the stress on national budgets will increase substantially. In Social Security Programs and Retirement around... more...

  • Social Security Pension Reform in Europeby Martin Feldstein; Horst Siebert

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 45.00

    Social Security in the United States and in Europe is at a critical juncture. Through the essays assembled in Social Security Pension Reform in Europe , Martin Feldstein and Horst Siebert, along with a number of distinguished contributors, discuss the challenges facing Social Security reform in the aging societies of Europe. A remarkable range of... more...

  • Social Security Programs and Retirement around the Worldby David A. Wise

    University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 100.00

    In nearly every industrialized country, large aging populations and increased life expectancy have placed enormous pressure on social security programs—and, until recently, the pressure has been compounded by a trend toward retirement at an earlier age. With a larger fraction of the population receiving benefits, in coming decades social security... more...

  • Strategic Nuclear Sharingby Julian Schofield

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    The sharing of nuclear weapons technology between states is unexpected, because nuclear weapons are such a powerful instrument in international politics, but sharing is not rare. This book proposes a theory to explain nuclear sharing and surveys its rich history from its beginnings in the Second World War. more...