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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

Social Security Programs and Retirement around the WorldMicro-Estimation

Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World: Micro-Estimation

Jonathan Gruber and David A. Wise (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226310183
eISBN:
9780226309989
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309989.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This book represents the second stage of an ongoing research project studying the relationship between social security and labor. The first volume revealed enormous disincentives to continued work at ... More

Strained RelationsUS Foreign-Exchange Operations and Monetary Policy in the Twentieth Century

Strained Relations: US Foreign-Exchange Operations and Monetary Policy in the Twentieth Century

Michael D. Bordo, Owen F. Humpage, and Anna J. Schwartz

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226051482
eISBN:
9780226051512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226051512.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Using the fundamental trilemma of international finance as a broad organizing principle, this book discusses the evolution of monetary and exchange-rate policies over the twentieth century. We start ... More

Structural Impediments to Growth in Japan

Structural Impediments to Growth in Japan

Magnus Blomstrom, Jennifer Corbett, and Fumio Hayashi (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226060217
eISBN:
9780226060231
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226060231.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

As Japan's decade-long economic stagnation continues, there has been much analysis of the immediate macroeconomic problems that confront the Japanese economy. This book-length academic treatment of ... More

The Structure of WagesAn International Comparison

The Structure of Wages: An International Comparison

Edward P. Lazear and Kathryn L. Shaw (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226470504
eISBN:
9780226470511
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470511.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The distribution of income, the rate of pay raises, and the mobility of employees are crucial to understanding labor economics. Although research abounds on the distribution of wages across ... More

Studies of Labor Market Intermediation

Studies of Labor Market Intermediation

David H. Autor (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226032887
eISBN:
9780226032900
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226032900.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

From the traditional craft hiring hall to the Web site Monster.com, a multitude of institutions exist to facilitate the matching of workers with firms. The diversity of such Labor Market ... More

Studies on the Abuse and Decline of ReasonText and Documents

Studies on the Abuse and Decline of Reason: Text and Documents

F. A. Hayek

Bruce Caldwell (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226321097
eISBN:
9780226321127
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226321127.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This book presents a study of social phenomena. How to best and most accurately study social interactions has long been debated intensely, and there are two main approaches: the positivists, who ... More

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