The Economics of Social Insurance and Employee Benefits / Edition 1

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The Economics of Social Insurance and Employee Benefits focuses on non -wage benefits paid to workers in the United States, covering both gov ernment-mandated and voluntarily provided benefits. The author argues that benefits affect workplace productivity, and concentrates on the e conomic thinking behind how to design non-wage benefits in order to ac hieve competitive advantage.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780792382669
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 9/30/1999
  • Edition description: 1999
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 364
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 0.81 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface. Acknowledgements. Part I: Introduction and Economic Models. 1. Workers' Benefits and Models of Worker Behavior. 2. History of Workers' Benefits in the United States. 3. Health Benefits Costs: The Value of an Integrated Approach. 4. Human Capital. 5. Labor Supply Model Over Time: The Life Cycle Diagram. 6. Uncertainty Risk Aversion and the Demand for Insurance. Part II: Social Insurance. 7. Workers' Compensation. 8. Social Security Disability Insurance, ADA and Temporary Disability Insurance. 9. Unemployment Insurance. 10. Social Security: Retirement Medicare and Survivor Benefits. Part III: Employee Benefits. 11. Group Insurance: Regulation Taxation and Funding. 12. Medical and Dental Expense Benefits. 13. Disability: Short and Long Term Sick Leave and Long Term Care Insurance. 14. Group Life Insurance. 15. Retirement and Profit Sharing Plans. 16. Other Benefits. Appendix: Research Tools in Social Insurance and Employee Benefits. References. Index.
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