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Social insurance. Social security. Pension

  • The Political Economy of Social Securityby B. A. Gustafsson; N. A. Klevmarken

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    In many western countries with slow economic growth and population growth the increasing cost of the social security system is a concern. The contributions in this volume address this issue from various angles, theoretically as well as empirically and also taking into account institutional conditions. This book discusses current social security policy... more...

  • Welfare and Old Age in Europe and North Americaby Bernard Harris

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Over the last twenty years, historians have become increasingly interested in the role of non-state organizations in the development of welfare services. This study is particularly focused on the role of friendly societies and other insurance bodies in the provision of aid for the elderly and the sick. more...

  • Social Insurance and Economic Securityby George E. Rejda

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    This classic social insurance work has been updated to cover a decade of policy developments and the impact of the recent economic crisis.The book includes in-depth discussion of all major programs to reduce economic insecurity in the United States, including Social Security, Medicare, workers' compensation, unemployment compensation, and temporary... more...

  • Retirement in Japan and South Koreaby Masa Higo; Thomas R. Klassen

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 46.95

    This book analyses reforms to retirement policies in Japan and South Korea, especially in the context of rapid population ageing.? A defining feature of the labour markets and workplaces in these two nations, and the lives of workers and families, is involuntary retirement at relatively young ages. The book explains past developments and recent reforms... more...

  • Belgiumby International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

    International Monetary Fund 2015; US$ 9.00

    This Selected Issues paper illustrates the recent evolution in Belgian housing prices. Belgian housing prices peaked at the end of 2013 after a persistent increase that was almost continuous for 30 years. The stabilization of prices, combined with policy changes on the fiscal and macro-prudential fronts, raises the question how housing prices are likely... more...

  • An American Philosophy of Social Securityby James Douglas Brown

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 37.95 US$ 34.53

    Is our system of social security, which involves an annual dispersement of thirty billion dollars, as effective and as equitable as it might be? J. Douglas Brown's analysis of the policies of this program and the philosophy on which it was built offers insights into its relation to our social and political systems. He was one of a small number of... more...

  • Das Altersvermögensgesetz und seine Konsequenzen für die betriebliche Altersversorgungby Felix Welker

    Deutscher Universitätsverlag 2015; US$ 61.68

    Felix Welker präsentiert eine fundierte Analyse des Altersvermögensgesetzes und seiner Auswirkungen auf die betriebliche Altersversorgung. Die Änderungen des AVmG werden gewürdigt und den bisherigen Regelungen gegenüber gestellt. Rechtliche Probleme und Möglichkeiten zu ihrer Lösung werden aufgezeigt und Korrekturvorschläge für gesetzliche Bestimmungen... more...

  • DIY Super For Dummiesby Trish Power

    Wiley 2015; US$ 26.95 US$ 23.50

    Taking control of your super is easier than you think Now in its third edition, DIY Super For Dummies contains all the expert information and advice you need to confidently set up and manage your fund, navigate the ever-changing super rules, and invest your fund wisely. Written in the straightforward but fun language that has defined the ... 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...

  • OECD Pensions Outlook 2014by OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 58.00

    This 2014 edition of the OECD Pensions Outlook examines the ever-changing pensions landscape. It looks at pension reform, the role of private pensions and retirement savings. Population ageing and longevity risk is examined as are the means of increasing coverage and providing automatic enrolment. The volume is rounded out by a chapter on default retirement... more...