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Social insurance. Social security. Pension

  • Unfunded Pension Systemsby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 146.99

    This book analyses the viability of unfunded pension systems in the presence of the projected demographic evolution and looks at: efficiency considerations and the possibility of welfare improvements; political economy aspects and the feasibility of reforms; and the process of European integration and its influence on national pension systems. more...

  • Social Securityby W. Andrew Achenbaum

    Cambridge University Press 1986; US$ 29.00

    This 1986 book encourages lawmakers, academic experts, and general readers to think more broadly and boldly about social security. more...

  • Sovereign Wealth Funds: Aspects of Governance Structures and Investment Managementby Abdullah Al-Hassan; Michael G Papaioannou; Martin Skancke; Cheng Chih Sung

    International Monetary Fund 2013; US$ 9.00

    This paper presents in a systematic (normative) manner the salient features of a SWF‘s governance structure, in relation to its objectives and investment management that can ensure its efficient operation and enhance its financial performance. In this context, it distinguishes among the various governing bodies and analyzes key aspects of the investment... more...

  • The Safety-Net Health Care Systemby PhD MSW Gunnar Almgren; PhD MSW Taryn Lindhorst

    Springer Publishing Company 2011; US$ 77.99

    "This is the only book currently available that fully addresses all aspects of the safety net for healthcare." Score: 96, 4 Stars--Doody's Medical Reviews "[T]his complex treatment of a complex topic represents a valuable contribution to the health services literature."-- INQUIRY " The Safety-Net Health Care System offers a road map to help... more...

  • The Battle for Social Securityby Nancy J. Altman

    Wiley 2012; US$ 39.95 US$ 34.99

    This book illuminates the politics and policy of the current struggle over Social Security in light of the program's compelling history and ingenious structure. After a brief introduction describing the dramatic response of the Social Security Administration to the 9/11 terrorist attack, the book recounts Social Securityâ??s lively history. Although... more...

  • Social Security Works!by Nancy Altman; Eric Kingson; David Cay Johnston

    The New Press 2015; US$ 16.99

    A growing chorus of prominent voices in Congress and elsewhere are calling for the expansion of our Social Security systempeople who know that Social Security will not go broke” and does not add a penny to the national debt. Social Security Works! will amplify these voices and offer a powerful antidote to the three-decade-long, billionaire-funded... more...

  • Pension Revolutionby Keith P. Ambachtsheer

    Wiley 2011; US$ 80.00 US$ 70.50

    Praise for Pension Revolution "When Keith Ambachtsheer puts his keen mind to work on a problem, watch out! Here he exposes today's fragile arrangements for the most serious social dilemma of our times--financing retirement. Then he provides a compelling and powerful set of solutions. His writings are essential reading for all who care about the... more...

  • 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...

  • Save Your Retirementby III Frank Armstrong; Paul B. Brown

    Pearson Education 2009; US$ 14.99

    Real Solutions for Saving Your Retirement… No Matter Where You Stand Right Now! Step-by-step plans you can use if you’re planning to retire in… 5 years 10 years 15 years over 20 years or tomorrow!   “The market meltdown has all of us worrying about whether we will ever be able to retire. Worrying doesn’t help... more...

  • Pension Reform in Europeby Camila Arza; Martin Kohli

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    This new book provides a cross-country comparative analysis of the key issues shaping the latest pension reforms in Europe: political games, welfare models and pathways, population reactions, and observed and expected outcomes. Pension reform has been a top policy priority for European governments in the last decade. Ageing populations, changing... more...