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- Beacon Press 2016; US$ 15.00
Why Social Security is not only sustainable but should be substantially expanded Social Security is bankrupting us. It?s outdated. It?s a Ponzi scheme. It?s stealing from young people. These are some of the biggest myths and lies about one of the most successful programs in our nation?s history. Three-quarters of Americans depend heavily on Social... more...
- International Monetary Fund 2016; US$ 9.00
Reform of Lebanon?s pension system is indispensable. The country already faces fiscalsustainability risks, which will be compounded in the future by significantly higher pensionrelatedspending and liabilities, mainly reflecting adverse demographics. In addition tosustainability issues, the pension system also suffers from equity shortcomings?Lebanonis... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95
In the five years since the first edition of Conflict and Development was published the awareness of the relationship between conflicts and development has grown exponentially. Developmental factors can act as a trigger for violence, as well as for ending violence and for triggering post-conflict reconstruction. The book explores the complexity... more...
- Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95
Polydrug Abuse: The Results of a National Collaborative Study reports on the findings of a national study of polydrug users, initiated and organized by the Special Action Office of Drug Abuse Prevention. This book provides a comprehensive demographic, sociological, psychological, and medical study of polydrug cases. The chapters in the text cover... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 130.00
Even as life expectancy in many countries has continued to increase, social security and similar government programs can provide strong incentives for workers to leave the labor force when they reach the age of eligibility for benefits. Disability insurance programs can also play a significant role in the departure of older workers from the labor... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 60.00
This Handbook encompasses four dimensions of European social security law: social security as a human right, standard setting in social security, the protection of mobile persons and migrants and the global context of European social security law. It pays attention to both EU law and to various instruments of the Council of Europe. In 25 chapters prominent... more...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 59.95
According to Pinkerton?the leading provider of risk management services in the world?workplace violence is second only to cybersecurity as the top threat faced by organizations today. Incidents involving active shooters in the workplace are on the rise and becoming more violent and deadly. Active Shooter provides the tools necessary to identify... more...
- International Monetary Fund 2015; US$ 9.00
Despite important past reforms, the ageing population of Mauritius threatens the sustainability of its pension system. This paper examines how pension spending might increase without reforms and discusses reforms options. The findings suggest that unifying the retirement age and indexing it to life expectancy would contribute most significantly to... more...