Social Security Reform

Social Security Reform

by Peter A. Diamond
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199247897

ISBN-13: 9780199247899

Pub. Date: 10/28/2002

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Social security reform is a hot topic in many countries — one which leads to much debate (and some widespread agreement) among economists. In this book, Peter Diamond explores social security policy, social security and the labour market, and social security and the capital market from an economic point of view.

Overview

Social security reform is a hot topic in many countries — one which leads to much debate (and some widespread agreement) among economists. In this book, Peter Diamond explores social security policy, social security and the labour market, and social security and the capital market from an economic point of view.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199247899
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
10/28/2002
Series:
Linacre Lectures Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
110
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 5.60(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. Social Security Policy
Funding
DB and DC
Notional Defined Contribution Accounts
Organizing DC Accounts
Benefits
Concluding Remarks
2. Social Security and the Labor Market
Retirement Decisions
Labor Supplies at Younger Ages
Concluding Remarks
3. Social Security and the Capital Market
Aggregate Capital Stock
Risk-Sharing
Risk to Cohort-Wide Earnings
Risks in the Political Process
Concluding Remarks

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