Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 63 items

  • Keywords: income security x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Security

Clair Brown, Yoshifumi Nakata, Michael Reich, and Lloyd Ulman

in Work and Pay in the United States and Japan

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195115215
eISBN:
9780199854820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195115215.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

The role of security in the employment systems of Japan and the U.S. is evaluated in this chapter. In particular, the benefits and costs associated with two types of security—employment security and ... More


Twenty-first-century Pension (In)Security

Gordon L. Clark

in Pension Security in the 21st Century: Redrawing the Public-Private Debate

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199261765
eISBN:
9780191601248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199261768.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter explores the commonalities between pension systems from a global perspective. It is argued that the future of pensions in Western economies is bound up with finance regulation and the ... More


Federal Income Maintenance Policies and Programs

Namkee Choi

in Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195173727
eISBN:
9780199893218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173727.003.0077
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter discusses three important federal income maintenance programs for older persons: the Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI) Program, or Social Security; the Supplemental ... More


Fixed Income Modelling

Claus Munk

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199575084
eISBN:
9780191728648
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575084.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book offers a unified presentation of dynamic term structure models and their applications to the pricing and risk management of fixed income securities. The basic fixed income securities and ... More


Thinking about Funding Federal Retirement Plans

Toni Hustead

in The Future of Public Employee Retirement Systems

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199573349
eISBN:
9780191721946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573349.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Pensions and Pension Management

Most US federal retirement plans are now fully funded, but since plan assets must legally be invested in federal securities, fund surpluses are used to reduce overall federal budget deficits. As a ... More


Flexible working and precariousness

Raul Eamets, Katrin Humal, Miroslav Beblavý, Ilaria Maselli, Kariappa Bheemaiah, Mark Smith, Mairéad Finn, and Janine Leschke (eds)

in Youth Employment: Style Handbook

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447350347
eISBN:
9781447350354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350347.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This concluding chapter discusses work flexibility and security for young people. The balance of flexibility and security for labour market participants is a perennial challenge for policy-makers. ... More


Assets, Investment and Financial Markets

John P. Burkett

in Microeconomics: Optimization, Experiments, and Behavior

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195189629
eISBN:
9780199850778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189629.003.0024
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter examines the types of assets and investments in financial markets. There are three types of financial assets including fixed-income securities, equities and derivative securities. The ... More


Guaranteed Income: SSI and the Well-Being of the Elderly Poor

Kathleen McGarry

in The Distributional Aspects of Social Security and Social Security Reform

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226241067
eISBN:
9780226241890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226241890.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter concentrates on the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program, which provides means-tested benefits for the elderly poor. It is noted that the majority of SSI recipients remain poor in ... More


Overview: Developments in Risk Management for Retirement Security

Olivia S. Mitchell and Kent Smetters

in The Pension Challenge: Risk Transfers and Retirement Income Security

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199266913
eISBN:
9780191601323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266913.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter discusses developments in managing risks in retirement plans. It begins with a brief analysis on why traditional defined benefit pension plans are being abandoned for defined ... More


A Year in Transition: Why Planning for the New Program Became Difficult

Edward D. Berkowitz and Larry DeWitt

in The Other Welfare: Supplemental Security Income and U.S. Social Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451737
eISBN:
9780801467332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451737.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter describes the challenges in the initial implementation of the Supplemental Security Income (SSI). These challenges can be attributed to the political, economic, and administrative ... More


How can young people’s employment quality be assessed dynamically?

Gabriella Berloffa, Eleonora Matteazzi, Gabriele Mazzolini, Alina Şandor, and Paola Villa

in Youth Labor in Transition: Inequalities, Mobility, and Policies in Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190864798
eISBN:
9780190864828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190864798.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

This chapter adopts a dynamic approach to the study of youth labor market integration. It focuses on individual trajectories (i.e., sequences of employment statuses) and considers the timing, order, ... More


“The ‘Bible’ in This Field”: The President’s Committee on Corporate Pension Funds and the Origins of ERISA

James A. Wooten

in The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974: A Political History

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520242739
eISBN:
9780520931398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520242739.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Reforms to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) embody a worker-security theory of pensions. This view received its most important early expression in the report of the President’s ... More


The political economy of work security and flexibility: Italy in comparative perspective

Fabio Berton and Matteo Richiardi

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847429070
eISBN:
9781447307631
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429070.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

The economic crisis has revealed the dark side of deregulation in the labour market: rising unemployment, limited access to social security and, due to low wages, no savings to count upon in bad ... More


The Revolution in Retirement Plans

Matthew P. Fink

in The Rise of Mutual Funds: An Insider's View

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195336450
eISBN:
9780199868469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336450.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

Today it is natural to associate mutual funds with retirement plans since funds are the largest funding medium for 401(k) and other defined contribution plans, as well as for Individual Retirement ... More


Launching the Program: Why the Program Began Badly

Edward D. Berkowitz and Larry DeWitt

in The Other Welfare: Supplemental Security Income and U.S. Social Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451737
eISBN:
9780801467332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451737.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter discusses the problems in the initial years of the Supplemental Security Income (SSI), which can be traced to computer-tallying malfunctions. For instance, in Florida, there were 3,300 ... More


Restructuring Disability Policy and Improving Employment Outcomes in the United States

David C. Stapleton and David R. Mann

in Disability and Equity at Work

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199981212
eISBN:
9780199358007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199981212.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Since the mid-1980s, the employment and household income of working-age people with disabilities in the United States have steadily declined, while their reliance on public income and health support ... More


Epilogue

James A. Wooten

in The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974: A Political History

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520242739
eISBN:
9780520931398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520242739.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) introduced a new conceptual frame of reference for federal pension policy. Although ERISA was known as the “pension reform law,” it has also ... More


The Other Welfare: Supplemental Security Income and U.S. Social Policy

Edward D. Berkowitz and Larry DeWitt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451737
eISBN:
9780801467332
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451737.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book offers the first comprehensive history of Supplemental Security Income (SSI), from its origins as part of President Nixon's social reform efforts to its pivotal role in the politics of the ... More


Labor market flexibility and income security: Changes for European youth during the Great Recession

Janine Leschke and Mairéad Finn

in Youth Labor in Transition: Inequalities, Mobility, and Policies in Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190864798
eISBN:
9780190864828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190864798.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

In all European countries, young people are both more likely to be unemployed than adults and to account for comparatively higher shares of the workers in temporary employment. Moreover, they have ... More


The Revolution in Retirement Plans

Matthew P. Fink

in The Rise of Mutual Funds: An Insider’s View

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199753505
eISBN:
9780199918805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753505.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

Today it is quite natural to associate mutual funds with retirement plans. After all, mutual funds are the largest funding medium for 401(k) and other defined contribution plans as well as for ... More


View: