Presents a study of Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA). This book explains in detail how public officials in... Læs mere
Underfunded pension liabilities are severely threatening many cities, and policymakers are increasingly turning their attention to the legacy issues surrounding the... Læs mere
An effective answer to today's retirement planning dilemma Since the 1980s, most employers have moved from defined benefit plans... Læs mere
The transition from central planning in Central and Eastern Europe has resulted in a decline in social security. Transformation of Pension Systems in Central and Eastern Europe provides an in-depth examination of systems of social protection for the elderly.
This authoritative collection, which includes a new introduction surveying the fields, contains key contributions from the comparative literature on the politics of income maintenance policy.
Why do governments backtrack on major policy reforms? Reversals of pension privatization provide insight into why governments... Læs mere
Provides insight into the composition and structure of public pension and early retirement schemes in seven European countries, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Great Britain, Germany, the Netherlands and Italy. The component and structural analyses are based on micro simulation models.
Over recent years there has been rapid consumer--led growth in investing in socially responsible companies to the extent that it has had an influence... Læs mere
Enterprise and the Welfare State argues that there is more to welfare than simply provision by the state and so the focus of this book is on the welfare society rather... Læs mere
This book explores the international aspects of pension reform, private savings and volatile capital markets and clarifies how they relate to each other.