Insurance for Unemployment

Insurance for Unemployment

by Michael Beenstock, Valerie Brasse
     
 

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First published in 1986, Insurance for Unemployment proposes a radical approach to the reform of unemployment and social insurance. The book develops the ethical, economic and actuarial case for the proposed reforms, whereby the individual pays the contributions which reflect the unemployment risk that he wishes to insure. Such ideas provide a libertarian

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First published in 1986, Insurance for Unemployment proposes a radical approach to the reform of unemployment and social insurance. The book develops the ethical, economic and actuarial case for the proposed reforms, whereby the individual pays the contributions which reflect the unemployment risk that he wishes to insure. Such ideas provide a libertarian alternative to the social security systems that have been adopted by most countries in the world based on Beveridge’s conception of social insurance, and the book provides an original basis for privatising unemployment insurance. Conventional acceptance of the welfare state is challenged, while the book stands as a landmark in relating market principles to issues of social policy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781136625749
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/01/2013
Series:
Routledge Revivals
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
120
File size:
2 MB

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