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Pensions, Social Security, and the Privatization of Risk
Language: en
Pages: 127
Authors: Mitchell Alexander Orenstein
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: Columbia University Press

Mitchell Orenstein brings together leading economists and policy advisors to discuss the complex and timely issue of retirement and risk. Employers, increasingly called upon by elected officials, have begun to shift from a model of collective risk-sharing towards a model of individualized investment risk. This represents a marked difference from
Building Social Security
Language: en
Pages: 329
Authors: Xenia Scheil-Adlung
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-11-30 - Publisher: Routledge

In recent years, in both the specialist press and the tabloids, the idea of privatization of social security has become a shimmering catch phrase. Politicians base election campaigns on promises of more or less privatization in social security. Many governments introduce private business management methods into their social security systems.
Pension Puzzles
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Melissa Hardy, Lawrence Hazelrigg
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-07-19 - Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation

The rancorous debate over the future of Social Security reached a fever pitch in 2005 when President Bush unsuccessfully proposed a plan for private retirement accounts. Although efforts to reform Social Security seem to have reached an impasse, the long-term problem—the projected Social Security deficit—remains. In Pension Puzzles, sociologists Melissa
Bailouts
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Robert E. Wright
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-02-04 - Publisher: Columbia University Press

Today's financial crisis is the result of dismal failures on the part of regulators, market analysts, and corporate executives. Yet the response of the American government has been to bail out the very institutions and individuals that have wrought such havoc upon the nation. Are such massive bailouts really called
The Taxation of Pensions
Language: en
Pages: 520
Authors: Robert Holzmann, John Piggott
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-08-07 - Publisher: MIT Press

Theoretical and policy perspectives on the taxation of pension, viewed in an international context. Policy makers and academic researchers have been preoccupied in recent decades with the design of pension schemes and effective pension system reform. Relatively little attention has been given to the taxation of pensions and, more broadly,