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

David A. Wise, editor

Published in September 2012 by University of Chicago Press
© 2012 by the National Bureau of Economic Research
in NBER Book Series - International Social Security

NBER Program(s):AG, HE, HC

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459 pages
ISBN: 0-226-90309-5

Table of Contents

Front matter, table of contents, acknowledgments: David A. Wise (bibliographic info) (download)
Introduction and Summary to "Social Security and Retirement around the World: Historical Trends in Mortality and Health, Employment, and Disability Insurance Participation and Reforms": Kevin Milligan, David A. Wise (p. 1 - 39) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
1. Disability, Health and Retirement in the United Kingdom: James Banks, Richard Blundell, Antoine Bozio, Carl Emmerson (p. 41 - 77) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
2. Disability Insurance, Population Health, and Employment in Sweden: Lisa Jönsson, Mårten Palme, Ingemar Svensson (p. 79 - 126) (bibliographic info) (download)
3. Health, Disability, and Pathways into Retirement in Spain: Pilar García-Gómez, Sergi Jiménez-Martín, Judit Vall Castelló (p. 127 - 174) (bibliographic info) (download)
4. Health Status, Welfare Programs Participation, and Labor Force Activity in Italy: Agar Brugiavini, Franco Peracchi (p. 175 - 215) (bibliographic info) (download)
5. Disability Programs, Health, and Retirement in Denmark since 1960: Paul Bingley, Nabanita Datta Gupta, Peder J. Pedersen (p. 217 - 249) (bibliographic info) (download)
6. Disability in Belgium: There Is More Than Meets the Eye: Alain Jousten, Mathieu Lefebvre, Sergio Perelman (p. 251 - 276) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
7. Disability, Pension Reform, and Early Retirement in Germany: Axel Börsch-Supan, Hendrik Jürges (p. 277 - 300) (bibliographic info) (download)
8. Disability and Social Security Reforms: The French Case: Luc Behaghel, Didier Blanchet, Thierry Debrand, Muriel Roger (p. 301 - 326) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
9. Disability Insurance Programs in Canada: Michael Baker, Kevin Milligan (p. 327 - 358) (bibliographic info) (download)
10. The Long-Run Growth of Disability Insurance in the United States: Kevin Milligan (p. 359 - 389) (bibliographic info) (download)
11. Disability Pension Program and Labor Force Participation in Japan: An Historical Perspective: Takashi Oshio, Satoshi Shimizutani (p. 391 - 417) (bibliographic info) (download)
12. Disability Insurance and Labor Market Exit Routes of Older Workers in the Netherlands: Klaas de Vos, Arie Kapteyn, Adriaan Kalwij (p. 419 - 447) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
Indexes: David A. Wise (p. 449 - 459) (bibliographic info) (download)
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