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Chapter Chapter Market Innovations to Better Allocate Generational Risk

Salvador Valdés‐Prieto

in Restructuring Retirement Risks

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199204656
eISBN:
9780191603822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199204659.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Mandatory old-age benefit programs tend to require periodic adjustments as a result of demographic and economic shocks. However, such discretionary adjustments create political risk for workers and ... More


Employment

Mark Bell

in Racism and Equality in the European Union

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199297849
eISBN:
9780191711565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297849.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, EU Law

This chapter examines EU law and policy in the field of employment and considers the extent to which they reflect the objectives of combating racism and promoting ethnic equality. It examines EU ... More


Doorstep moneylending since the 1950s

Sean O'Connell

in Credit and Community: Working-Class Debt in the UK since 1880

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199263318
eISBN:
9780191718793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263318.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explains the success of companies such as Provident Financial and Cattles (both members of the FTSE 250 by the 1990s). Their agents serviced the growing sub-prime sector and ... More


Modes of Governance and Regulatory Techniques

Mark Freedland, Paul Craig, Catherine Jacqueson, and Nicola Kountouris

in Public Employment Services and European Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199233489
eISBN:
9780191716324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233489.003.0004
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Employment Law

This chapter analyses the various instruments that shape and regulate public services in Europe, with a particular focus on those instruments affecting social public services and employment services. ... More


Services and Surveillance: Welfare, the Police, and the Algerian War

Amelia H. Lyons

in The Civilizing Mission in the Metropole: Algerian Families and the French Welfare State during Decolonization

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804784214
eISBN:
9780804787147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784214.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter analyzes the expansion of welfare services after the Fourth Republic collapsed in 1958 and De Gaulle implemented a two-pronged solution to the Algerian war. Alongside the expansion of ... More


The Great “Hope”: Housing Algerian Families at the Height of the Algerian War

Amelia H. Lyons

in The Civilizing Mission in the Metropole: Algerian Families and the French Welfare State during Decolonization

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804784214
eISBN:
9780804787147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784214.003.0007
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Chapter 6 examines housing policy for Algerians at the end of the war. First, it analyzes the 1959 decision to “liquidate” the bidonvilles. Clearing these shantytowns required a massive investment in ... More


Affordable credit for low-income households

Sharon Collard

in Cash and care: Policy challenges in the welfare state

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348562
eISBN:
9781447301615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348562.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter examines the provision of credit to people on low incomes from the perspective of both the borrower and the lender. It then goes on to explore the size and nature of the potential market ... More


What Right Looks Like: The National Social Security Fund

William J. Norris

in Chinese Economic Statecraft: Commercial Actors, Grand Strategy, and State Control

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454493
eISBN:
9781501704031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454493.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter examines the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) as a potential instrument of Chinese economic statecraft. More specifically, it considers the factors that make the NSSF unlikely to be ... More


Chile and Copper

Ignacio Briones

in Sovereign Wealth Funds and Long-Term Investing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158633
eISBN:
9780231530286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158633.003.0051
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter discusses Chile's Social and Economic Stabilization Fund, which provides a hedge against the volatility of copper prices. Mining (copper) accounts for 15 percent of the country's GDP, ... More


Beyond the workfare state: Labour markets, equalities and human rights

Mick Carpenter, Belinda Freda, and Stuart Speeden (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348739
eISBN:
9781447301547
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348739.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book explores equality, discrimination, and human rights in relation to employability and ‘welfare-to-work’ policies. It draws extensively on new research from the SEQUAL Project, undertaken for ... More


Changing the Rules of the Game to Build the European Economy

Jason Beckfield

in Unequal Europe: Regional Integration and the Rise of European Inequality

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190494254
eISBN:
9780190494292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190494254.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Economic Sociology

This chapter describes the development of the European political economy since the 1957 Rome treaty. It uses econometric and historical case evidence to build the argument that European integration ... More


A Policy Agenda for the New Frontiers of Philanthropy

Shirley Sagawa

in New Frontiers of Philanthropy: A Guide to the New Tools and New Actors that Are Reshaping Global Philanthropy and Social Investing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199357543
eISBN:
9780199381425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199357543.003.0024
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the significant barriers that prevent the widespread adoption of many of the new philanthropic forms and explores how government policy might help in overcoming them. These ... More


Social and employment policies in Europe from a multilevel perspective

Katharina Zimmermann

in Local Policies and the European Social Fund: Employment Policies across Europe

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447346517
eISBN:
9781447346555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346517.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter 2 discusses the characteristics of and the relationship between European and local social and employment policies. It starts with an overview on EU cohesion policy and characterises the ESF ... More


Article 164 TFEU

Leo Flynn

in The EU Treaties and the Charter of Fundamental Rights: A Commentary

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198794561
eISBN:
9780191927874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759393.003.271
Subject:
Law, EU Law

Article 148 EC The European Parliament and the Council, acting in accordance with the ordinary legislative procedure and after consulting the Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the ... More


Domestic responses to European money: A theoretical perspective

Katharina Zimmermann

in Local Policies and the European Social Fund: Employment Policies Across Europe

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447346517
eISBN:
9781447346555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346517.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter 3 draws on the perspective towards the local level developed in chapter 2 and discusses how local responses to EU policies tools can be grasped conceptually. By building particularly on the ... More


What responses under what conditions? Formal qualitative comparative analyses and preliminary interpretations

Katharina Zimmermann

in Local Policies and the European Social Fund: Employment Policies Across Europe

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447346517
eISBN:
9781447346555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346517.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter 6 unravels the contextual conditions enabling the three different response-patterns – 1) no usage, no change. 2) usage without change, and 3) usage and change – described in the previous ... More


Beyond numbers: Using case study insights to support interpretation

Katharina Zimmermann

in Local Policies and the European Social Fund: Employment Policies Across Europe

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447346517
eISBN:
9781447346555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346517.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter 7 takes up the formal results from chapter 6 on the contextual settings behind the three response-patterns and discusses them in light of case-knowledge. Here, more in-depth insights on the ... More


Current state of non-profit organisations and the ‘New Public Commons’

Takafumi Tanaka

in Policy analysis in Japan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781847429841
eISBN:
9781447311515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429841.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter discusses the revision of the Civil Code and the NPO Law after the Great East Japan Earthquake of 11 March 2011. It will be consider that the systemic revisions pertaining to NPOs that ... More


Amendments to Simplify Work Adjustment Assessments by Restricting Eligibility: The Elimination of Labor Market and Vocational Factors

Jon C. Dubin

in Social Security Disability Law and the American Labor Market

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781479811014
eISBN:
9781479811045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479811014.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

Chapter 12 includes examination of the validity and soundness of assumptions about the Social Security Disability Insurance Trust Fund’s insolvency or solvency; the prevalence of disability benefit ... More


Article 162 TFEU

Leo Flynn

in The EU Treaties and the Charter of Fundamental Rights: A Commentary

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198794561
eISBN:
9780191927874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759393.003.269
Subject:
Law, EU Law

Article 146 EC In order to improve employment opportunities for workers in the internal market and to contribute thereby to raising the standard of living, a European Social Fund is hereby ... More


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