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Selling PowerEconomics, Policy, and Electric Utilities Before 1940

Selling Power: Economics, Policy, and Electric Utilities Before 1940

John L. Neufeld

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226399638
eISBN:
9780226399775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226399775.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Industrial policy frequently seeks to alter an industry’s structure to better align the incentives faced by individual decision makers with the needs and desires of the industry’s consumers. For most ... More

Shared Capitalism at WorkEmployee Ownership, Profit and Gain Sharing, and Broad-Based Stock Options

Shared Capitalism at Work: Employee Ownership, Profit and Gain Sharing, and Broad-Based Stock Options

Douglas L. Kruse, Richard B. Freeman, and Joseph R. Blasi (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226056951
eISBN:
9780226056968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226056968.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The historical relationship between capital and labor has evolved in the past few decades. One particularly noteworthy development is the rise of shared capitalism, a system in which workers have ... More

Shareholder Democracies?Corporate Governance in Britain and Ireland before 1850

Shareholder Democracies?: Corporate Governance in Britain and Ireland before 1850

Mark Freeman, Robin Pearson, and James Taylor

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226261874
eISBN:
9780226261881
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226261881.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Understanding the challenges of corporate governance is central to a comprehension of the economic dynamics driving corporations today. Among the most important institutions in capitalism today, ... More

Social SecurityA Fresh Look at Policy Alternatives

Social Security: A Fresh Look at Policy Alternatives

Jagadeesh Gokhale

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226300337
eISBN:
9780226300368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226300368.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Many of us suspect that Social Security faces eventual bankruptcy. But the government projects its future finances using long outdated methods. Employing a more up-to-date approach, this book argues ... More

Social Security Pension Reform in Europe

Social Security Pension Reform in Europe

Martin Feldstein and Horst Siebert (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226241081
eISBN:
9780226241913
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226241913.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Social Security in the United States and in Europe is at a critical juncture. In this book, a number of chapters discuss the challenges facing Social Security reform in the aging societies of Europe. ... More

Social Security Policy in a Changing Environment

Social Security Policy in a Changing Environment

Jeffrey R. Brown, Jeffrey B. Liebman, and David A. Wise (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226076485
eISBN:
9780226076508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226076508.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This book analyzes the changing economic and demographic environment in which social insurance programs that benefit elderly households will operate. It also explores how these ongoing trends will ... More

Social Security Programs and Retirement Around the WorldDisability Insurance Programs and Retirement

Social Security Programs and Retirement Around the World: Disability Insurance Programs and Retirement

David A. Wise (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226262574
eISBN:
9780226262604
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226262604.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This volume is the sixth phase of the ongoing project on Retirement Programs Around the World. The focus is on the importance of disability programs (DI) and in particular the retirement incentive ... More

Social Security Programs and Retirement around the WorldHistorical Trends in Mortality and Health, Employment, and Disability Insurance Participation and Reforms

Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World: Historical Trends in Mortality and Health, Employment, and Disability Insurance Participation and Reforms

David A. Wise (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226903095
eISBN:
9780226921952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226921952.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

In nearly every industrialized country, large aging populations and increased life expectancy have placed enormous pressure on social security programs—and, until recently, the pressure has been ... More

Social Security Programs and Retirement around the WorldFiscal Implications of Reform

Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World: Fiscal Implications of Reform

Jonathan Gruber and David A. Wise (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226310176
eISBN:
9780226310008
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226310008.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The future of social security is troubled, both in the United States and in most other developed countries with aging populations. As improvements in health care and changes in life styles enable ... More

Social Security Programs and Retirement around the WorldThe Relationship to Youth Employment

Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World: The Relationship to Youth Employment

Jonathan Gruber and David A. Wise (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226309484
eISBN:
9780226309507
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309507.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Many countries have social security systems that are currently financially unsustainable. Economists and policy makers have long studied this problem and identified two key causes. First, as ... More

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