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Social Security Programs and Retirement around the WorldHistorical Trends in Mortality and Health, Employment, and Disability Insurance Participation and Reforms$
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David A. Wise

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780226903095

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: September 2013

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226921952.001.0001

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. Health Status, Welfare Programs Participation, and Labor Force Activity in Italy

. Health Status, Welfare Programs Participation, and Labor Force Activity in Italy

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(p.175) 4. Health Status, Welfare Programs Participation, and Labor Force Activity in Italy
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Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World
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Agar Brugiavini

Franco Peracchi

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University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226921952.003.0005

This chapter describes the relationship between the characteristics of the Italian social security system (and its reforms) and the working life of individuals, and is organized as follows. Section 4.2 introduces the institutional characteristics of the welfare system in Italy and describes the main reforms in the Italian social security system, while Section 4.3 presents some historical data on mortality and health status. Section 4.4 provides information on labor force and social security program participation in Italy over time and by age group. Section 4.5 covers historical data on employment, disability, and retirement to mortality and evolution of the health status, and Section 4.6 concludes.

Keywords:   social welfare, social protection programs, elderly, health conditions, social security system, labor force participation, mortality, health status

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