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Social insurance. Social security. Pension

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  • 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...

  • Social Protection and the Market in Latin Americaby Sarah M. Brooks

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 28.00

    This book provides a theoretical and empirical examination of government privatization of national old-age pension systems. more...

  • The Europeanisation of Social Protectionby Jon Kvist; Juho Saari

    Policy Press 2007; US$ 39.95

    Through eleven country studies, this book challenges the common view that social protection is exclusively a national concern with EU social policy fragmented and merely symbolic. more...

  • Social Protection vs. Economic Flexibilityby Rebecca M. Blank

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 45.00

    As the Clinton administration considers major overhauls in health insurance, welfare, and labor market regulation, it is important for economists and policymakers to understand the impact of social and welfare programs on employment rates. This volume explores how programs such as social security, income transfers, and child care in Western Europe,... more...

  • States And Labor Marketsby John Myles

    Temple University Press 2011; US$ 86.50

    During the last decade worries about population aging, increases in national expenditures for the elderly, and the trend toward early retirement have aroused new concerns about the future of old-age security. Myles and Quadagno have assembled a collection of original essays that examine how different countries have responded to these issues. The... more...

  • The Retirement Plan Solutionby Don Ezra; Bob Collie; Matthew X. Smith

    Wiley 2009; US$ 90.00 US$ 78.99

    Praise For The Retirement Plan Solution "Short, clear, complete, and always interesting. Best book on DC plans and what we should do-now." — Charles D. Ellis , author, Winning the Loser's Game "At a time when the world is in turmoil, along with retirement expectations, the authors have hit a home run. After reading this book, I have... more...

  • Risk-Based Supervision of Pension Fundsby Greg Brunner

    World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 19.99

    Risk-Based Supervision of Pension Funds provides a review of the design and experience of risk-based pension fund supervision in countries that have been leaders in the development of these methods. The utilization of risk-based methods originates primarily in the supervision of banks. In recent years it has increasingly been extended to other types... more...

  • Adequacy of Retirement Income after Pension Reforms in Central, Eastern and Southern Europeby Robert Holzmann

    World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 29.99

    The former transition countries of Central, Eastern, and Southern Europe (CESE) inherited defined benefit public pension systems financed on a pay-as-you-go basis. Under central planning, these systems exhibited fiscal strains which worsened during the early years of the transition and became unsustainable under a market economy and projected population... more...