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Sequences of Policy Failures and Effective Policy Responses

Anton Hemerijck and Martin Schludi

in Welfare and Work in the Open Economy Volume I: From Vulnerability to Competitiveness in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240883
eISBN:
9780191600173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240884.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The chapter examines the dynamics of policy responses and their ultimate effectiveness. It identifies typical sequences of policy failures, caused by the misfit between new problems and existing ... More


. Disability Pension Program and Labor Force Participation in Japan An Historical Perspective

Takashi Oshio and Satoshi Shimizutani

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/9780226921952.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter, which examines the relationship between the disability pension program and the labor force participation of middle-aged and old people in Japan, shows that mortality and other health ... More


Health, Financial Incentives, and Early Retirement: Microsimulation Evidence for Germany

Hendrik Jürges, Lars Thiel, Tabea Bucher-Koenen, Johannes Rausch, Morten Schuth, and Axel Börsch-Supan

in Social Security Programs and Retirement Around the World: Disability Insurance Programs and Retirement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226262574
eISBN:
9780226262604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226262604.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

About 20% of German workers retire on disability pensions. Disability pensions provide fairly generous benefits for those who are not already age-eligible for an old-age pension and who are deemed ... More


How Elastic Is the Response of the Retirement-Age Labor Supply? Evidence from the 1993 French Pension Reform

Antoine Bozio

in Pension Strategies in Europe and the United States

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262062725
eISBN:
9780262272575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262062725.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter discusses the key parameter of labor-supply elasticity of older workers using the 1993 pension reform in France and the implications of the long-run effects of the 1993 and 2003 reforms. ... More


Early Retirement, Social Security, and Well-Being in Germany

Axel Börsch-Supan and Hendrik Jürges

in Developments in the Economics of Aging

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226903354
eISBN:
9780226903361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226903361.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines long-term development in subjective well-being or overall life satisfaction before and after retirement. Several hypotheses are considered: (1) early retirees suffer from ... More


. Disability Programs, Health, and Retirement in Denmark since 1960

Paul Bingley, Nabanita Datta Gupta, and Peder J. Pedersen

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/9780226921952.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines Denmark’s Social Disability Pension along with other programs for early retirement from the labor force, demonstrating a strong relationship between labor force participation, ... More


Disability, poverty and living standards: reviewing Australian evidence and policies1

Peter Saunders

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/9781861348562.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter examines the circumstances of households that contain disabled members in the context of proposed reforms to the main income support programme for disabled people, the Disability Support ... More


Heaven on Earth

Christopher Grasso

in Teacher, Preacher, Soldier, Spy: The Civil Wars of John R. Kelso

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197547328
eISBN:
9780197547359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197547328.003.0018
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In 1886, after moving to Colorado and marrying Etta Dunbar, Kelso described himself, even as he struggled to get a disability pension for the worsening effects of his wartime injuries, as “one of the ... More


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