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Child labor is one of the problems that occur as a result of responses to the economic problems faced by vulnerable children. Keeping in view the theoretical background of existence of child labor across the world, the study analyzes the incidence of child labor from Rawalpindi city of Pakistan....
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This paper analyzes transitions into and out of 3 different labor market states, social assistance, unemployment and employment. We estimate a dynamic multinomial logit model, controlling for endogenous initial condition and unobserved heterogeneity, using a large representative Swedish panel...
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This paper examines the evolution of the institution of `Welfare Funds' for informal sector workers in the State of Kerala in India. The Kerala experience, which is now thirty years old, reflects what the workers in the informal sector could achieve in countries like India given the contemporary...
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One of the most (if not the most) highly charged public debates in this country over the past decade has been about the role of economic imperatives in dismantling the foundations of the welfare state set out in the universalist model adopted in the post-war years. Ken Battle in his chapter is...
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The realization that mere existence of health care facilities does not necessarily mean that they are readily accessible to the poorest section in the informal economy, tend to the evolution of a unique health insurance scheme, with contribution according to individual capacity. This paper...
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This study investigates the characteristics that contribute to elderly poverty, mainly focusing on individuals' lifetime work experience. It adopts the heterogeneous relative poverty line which differs by gender, province of residence and over time. It calculates the work experience and obtains...
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The main issue of this article is to discuss the question of ‘precarity’ in the context of the theory of social quality (see Beck et al, 2001), with which to pave the way for developing further the theoretical foundation of precarity. Societal practice is the main challenge this concept...
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This study investigates the characteristics that contribute to elderly poverty, mainly focusing on individuals' lifetime work experience. It adopts the heterogeneous relative poverty line which differs by gender, province of residence and over time. It calculates the work experience and obtains...
Persistent link: https://www.econbiz.de/10011709639
Le regole del regime pensionistico contributivo incentivano il proseguimento del lavoro già in corso e, alla pari di quanto avviene per le scelte di lavoro-pensionamento, trattano i casi di cumulo di pensione e reddito da lavoro in maniera finanziariamente e attuarialmente neutra. E' possibile,...
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Nei prossimi decenni tutti i Paesi ad economia e welfare sviluppati dovranno fronteggiare spese sanitarie fortemente crescenti, con trend potenziali che nel lungo periodo, al 2050-2060, potrebbero raddoppiare o più che raddoppiare l'incidenza della componente pubblica sul Pil. Così emerge...
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