Social Policy and the Labour Market: Issues at Stake Across the World

Social Policy and the Labour Market: Issues at Stake Across the World

by Peter R. De Jong

ISBN-10: 1840141565

ISBN-13: 9781840141566

Pub. Date: 06/01/1997

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited

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Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
International Studies on Social Security
Product dimensions:
8.62(w) x 6.02(h) x 1.18(d)

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Table of Contents

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Introduction and overview
The Nordic welfare model and the European Union3
Convergence and divergence in the evolution of the welfare state23
Private provision of social security41
The case for equivalent taxation of social security benefits in the European Union63
The role of bridge jobs in the retirement patterns of older Americans in the 1990s91
Retirement and economic development: an international analysis117
The concept of work capacity149
Controlling admissions and stays in social security benefit programs161
Rehabilitation and incentives175
Economic evaluation of vocational rehabilitation programs191
The efficacy of public-sector vocational rehabilitation: measuring earnings effects in experimental research design205
An analytic framework for unemployment insurance and labor supply221
Social assistance in comparative perspective235
Lone mothers, policy and employment in 20 countries259
Single parent families and social security - the case of Sweden285
Is old-fashioned private assistance an alternative to modern social security?307
Social security in Poland in the period of transformation to a market economy333
Social security reform in the Czech Republic349
Social security for disabled people in South Africa: Challenges facing the new society363
China's social security in the context of the national distribution system379
Integrability of social welfare systems for a unified Korea397
List of contributors409

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