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The Policy Framework: Benefit-Conferring Policies

Theodore J. Stein

in The Social Welfare of Women and Children with HIV and AIDS: Legal Protections, Policy, and Programs

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195109429
eISBN:
9780199865772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195109429.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter discusses federal and state policies which provide benefits for people with HIV and AIDS. The chapter is divided into four parts. Part I discusses financial assistance available due to ... More


. Health, Disability, and Pathways into Retirement in Spain

Pilar García-Gómez, Sergi Jiménez-Martín, and Judit Vall Castelló

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226903095
eISBN:
9780226921952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226921952.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter, which analyzes the trends in labor force participation and transitions to benefit programs of older workers in Spain, shows that despite the large improvements in mortality rates among ... More


. Disability, Health, and Retirement in the United Kingdom

James Banks, Richard Blundell, Antoine Bozio, and Carl Emmerson

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226903095
eISBN:
9780226921952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226921952.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines changes in health and disability-related transfers in the UK over the last thirty years and their relation to changes in labor force participation. It first traces the evolution ... More


Social Security Disability Law and the American Labor Market

Jon C. Dubin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781479811014
eISBN:
9781479811045
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479811014.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This book examines how the Social Security Administration determines eligibility for disability benefits based on ability to make work adjustments to jobs in the economy. It examines program history ... More


Disability and Social Security Reforms The French Case

Luc Behaghel, Didier Blanchet, Thierry Debrand, and Muriel Roger

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226903095
eISBN:
9780226921952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226921952.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter, which examines the link between pension reforms and take-up of disability benefits and, more generally, the importance of health considerations in the design of pension policies, begins ... More


Introduction to the Debate Over Alternatives to the Current Disability Standard and Program

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/9781479811014.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

Chapter 11 evaluate the literature and policy studies and resulting proposals, including one from the former Deputy Commissioner for Disability Policy Marc Warshawsky, to alter the SSA disability ... More


Upgrading at the Cost of Unemployment?

Daniel Oesch

in Occupational Change in Europe: How Technology and Education Transform the Job Structure

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199680962
eISBN:
9780191761010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680962.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

The previous chapters make a clear case for occupational upgrading. Yet upgrading may not warrant excessive optimism if it comes at the cost of unemployment – if the low educated have simply been ... More


Benefits and tax credits: enabling systems or constraints?

Alan Roulstone and Colin Barnes

in Working futures?: Disabled people, policy and social inclusion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346261
eISBN:
9781447304333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346261.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter traces the government's attempts to remove structural barriers and disincentives to work within the disability-benefits system itself, and to provide financial incentives to do paid ... More


Labor, Capital, and Human Rights

Beverly Moran

in Tax, Inequality, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190882228
eISBN:
9780190882266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190882228.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses how the US tax code—like many Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) country tax codes—favors capital over labor, and thereby is at odds with fundamental ... More


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