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International Social Security Review

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Volume 73, issue 2, 2020

Does a universal non‐contributory social pension make sense for rural China? pp. 3-26 Downloads
Ce Shen, Jessica Johnson, Zhenhe Chi and John B. Williamson
Substitution and spill‐overs between early exit pathways in times of extending working lives in Europe pp. 27-50 Downloads
Aart‐Jan Riekhoff, Kati Kuitto and Liisa‐Maria Palomäki
The performance of the income protection system for older adults in Ecuador and future challenges pp. 51-74 Downloads
Ignacio Apella
Explaining differences in unemployment benefit takeup between labour migrants and Dutch native workers pp. 75-99 Downloads
Anita Strockmeijer, Paul de Beer and Jaco Dagevos
The relationship between different social expenditure schemes and poverty, inequality and economic growth pp. 101-123 Downloads
Emile Cammeraat

Volume 73, issue 1, 2020

Lessons from the American federal‐state unemployment insurance system for a European unemployment benefits system pp. 3-34 Downloads
Christopher J. O’Leary, Burt S. Barnow and Karolien Lenaerts
Expanding social health protection in Cambodia: An assessment of the current coverage potential and gaps, and social equity considerations pp. 35-63 Downloads
Robert J. Kolesar, Sambo Pheakdey, Bart Jacobs, Narith Chan, Samedy Yok and Martine Audibert
The cross‐border portability of social security benefits: Status and progress? pp. 65-97 Downloads
Robert Holzmann and Jacques Wels
Pension scheme fees and charge ratios in 44 countries: A comparative study pp. 99-137 Downloads
Taejin Han and Dariusz Stańko
The relevance of institutions and people’s preferences in the PSNP and IN‐SCT programmes in Ethiopia pp. 139-167 Downloads
Vincenzo Vinci and Keetie Roelen
Organisation for Economic Co‐operation and Development. The future of work: OECD employment outlook. Paris, 2019. 335 pp. ISBN 978‐92‐64‐72715‐1 pp. 169-172 Downloads
Hedva Sarfati

Volume 72, issue 4, 2019

Biometric technology and beneficiary rights in social protection programmes pp. 3-28 Downloads
Magdalena Sepúlveda Carmona
The old‐age pension law in Mexico: The promise of poverty in old age? pp. 29-54 Downloads
Francisco Colín
Extending access to contributory pensions: The case of Uruguay pp. 55-77 Downloads
Ianina Rossi, Victoria Tenenbaum and Martín Lavalleja
Youth‐oriented active labour market policies and economic crisis: Explaining policy effort in Greece and Portugal pp. 79-105 Downloads
Konstantinos Kougias
Microinsurance: A short history pp. 107-126 Downloads
David M. Dror
Dror, David M. Financing micro health insurance: Theory, methods and evidence (World scientific series in health investment and financing, vol. 2). Hackensack, NJ, World Scientific, 2019. 550 pp. ISBN 9789813238473 pp. 127-130 Downloads
John Woodall

Volume 72, issue 3, 2019

Foreword pp. 3-4 Downloads
Marcelo Abi‐Ramia Caetano
Introduction: Social security and the digital economy – Managing transformation pp. 5-16 Downloads
Roddy McKinnon
Social protection systems and the future of work: Ensuring social security for digital platform workers pp. 17-41 Downloads
Christina Behrendt, Quynh Anh Nguyen and Uma Rani
Global employment and decent jobs, 2010–2030: The forces of demography and automation pp. 43-78 Downloads
David E. Bloom, Mathew J. McKenna and Klaus Prettner
The digital economy and the future of European welfare states pp. 79-94 Downloads
Bent Greve
The regulatory challenge of occupational safety and health in the online platform economy pp. 95-112 Downloads
Sacha Garben
Work, social protection and the middle classes: What future in the digital age? pp. 113-133 Downloads
Bruno Palier
Goldblatt, Beth. Developing the right to social security: A gender perspective. New York, NY, Routledge, 2016. 241 pp. ISBN 978‐1‐138‐12011‐2 pp. 135-138 Downloads
Hedva Sarfati
In memoriam pp. 139-140 Downloads
Scherman Kg

Volume 72, issue 2, 2019

Second‐pillar pensions in Central and Eastern Europe: Payment constraints and exit options pp. 3-22 Downloads
Elaine Fultz and Kenichi Hirose
Effective retirement age from employment and full‐time employment, and the impact of the 2008 crisis pp. 23-47 Downloads
Denis Latulippe and Florence Fontaine
How fair are unemployment benefits? The experience of East Asia pp. 49-73 Downloads
Gyu‐Jin Hwang
Employer‐oriented labour market policies in Sweden: Creating jobs and the division of labour in the public sector pp. 75-95 Downloads
Daniel Castillo
Social health protection in Cambodia: Challenges of policy design and implementation pp. 97-111 Downloads
Soonman Kwon and Lundy Keo
Taylor‐Gooby, Peter and Leruth, Benjamin (eds). Attitudes, aspirations and welfare: Social policy directions in uncertain times. London, Palgrave Macmillan, 2018, 317 pp. 978‐3‐319‐75782‐7 pp. 113-116 Downloads
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Volume 72, issue 1, 2019

Has the redistributive effect of social transfers and taxes changed over time across countries? pp. 3-31 Downloads
Koen Caminada, Kees Goudswaard, Chen Wang and Jinxian Wang
The effects on intra‐generational inequality of introducing a funded pension scheme: A microsimulation analysis for Estonia pp. 33-57 Downloads
Magnus Piirits and Andres Võrk
Access to social protection among people with disabilities: Evidence from Viet Nam pp. 59-82 Downloads
Lena M. Banks, Matthew Walsham, Hoang Van Minh, Doan Thi Thuy Duong, Tran Thu Ngan, Vu Quynh Mai, Karl Blanchet and Hannah Kuper
Inequity in access to the Argentinian pension system (1994–2017) pp. 83-105 Downloads
Milva Geri, Mariana de Santis and Nebel Moscoso
The impact of international migration on the public pension system: The case of Portugal pp. 107-128 Downloads
José Alves, Daniela Craveiro, Maria Teresa Medeiros Garcia and Paula Albuquerque
Greve, Bent. Technology and the future of work – The impact on labour markets and welfare states. Cheltenham, Edward Elgar, 2017, 153 pp. ISBN 978‐1‐78643‐428‐9 pp. 129-132 Downloads
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Volume 71, issue 4, 2018

Introduction: Frontline delivery of welfare‐to‐work in different European contexts pp. 3-11 Downloads
Rik van Berkel, Flemming Larsen and Dorte Caswell
A knowledge hierarchy in labour and welfare services? Evidence‐based and practice‐based knowledge in frontline service innovation pp. 13-32 Downloads
Eric Breit, Knut Fossestøl and Eirin Pedersen
Co‐production and social innovation in street‐level employability services: Lessons from services with lone parents in Scotland pp. 33-50 Downloads
Colin Lindsay, Sarah Pearson, Elaine Batty, Anne Marie Cullen and Will Eadson
Activating the most disadvantaged youth in Switzerland: Administratively too risky, politically too costly? pp. 51-70 Downloads
Delia Pisoni
Organizational governance of activation policy: Transparency as an organizational ideal in a Swedish welfare agency pp. 71-89 Downloads
Katarina Hollertz, Kerstin Jacobsson and Ida Seing
Does individualized employment support deliver what is promised? Findings from three European cities pp. 91-109 Downloads
Deborah Rice, Vanesa Fuertes and Lara Monticelli
Gilbert, Neil. Never enough: Capitalism and the progressive spirit. Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2017.219 pp. ISBN 978‐01‐9936‐133‐5 pp. 111-114 Downloads
Hedva Sarfati

Volume 71, issue 3, 2018

Foreword pp. 3-4 Downloads
Hans‐Horst Konkolewsky
Introduction: Quantifying and reporting social security obligations pp. 5-12 Downloads
Assia Billig, Simon Brimblecombe and Jean‐Claude Ménard
Measuring and reporting obligations of social security retirement systems: Actuarial perspectives pp. 13-25 Downloads
Barbara D’Ambrogi‐Ola and Robert L. Brown
Discussing accrued‐to‐date liabilities pp. 27-48 Downloads
Mitchell Wiener and Philip Stokoe
Measuring and reporting the actuarial obligations of the Canada Pension Plan pp. 49-71 Downloads
Assia Billig and Jean‐Claude Ménard
Accounting for social benefits: The search for a past event pp. 73-80 Downloads
Paul Mason
Towards a fair assessment of social security liabilities under pay‐as‐you‐go and partially funded schemes pp. 81-103 Downloads
Anne Drouin, Pierre Plamondon and Cristina Lloret
Reporting the pension obligations of social security schemes: An EU perspective pp. 105-123 Downloads
Costas Stavrakis
OECD. Preventing ageing unequally. Paris, Organisation for Economic Co‐operation and Development, 2017. 253 pp. ISBN 978‐92‐64‐27907‐0 pp. 125-127 Downloads
Hedva Sarfati
Birnbaum, Simon; et al. The generational welfare contract: Justice, institutions and outcomes. Cheltenham, UK – Northampton, MA, Edward Elgar Publishing, 2017.182 pp. ISBN 978‐1‐7847‐102‐7 pp. 129-131 Downloads
Hedva Sarfati

Volume 71, issue 2, 2018

Introducing social protection in the Middle East and North Africa: Prospects for a new social contract? pp. 3-18 Downloads
Markus Loewe and Rana Jawad
Universal social protection in Tunisia: Comparing the effectiveness and cost‐efficiency of food and energy subsidies with a proposed universal child allowance programme pp. 19-37 Downloads
Mario Györi and Fabio Veras Soares
Can youth activation policies be central to social policies in MENA countries? pp. 39-56 Downloads
Ghada Barsoum
What are the effects of cash transfers for refugees in the context of protracted displacement? Findings from Jordan pp. 57-77 Downloads
Jessica Hagen‐Zanker, Martina Ulrichs and Rebecca Holmes
The rocky road to universal health coverage in Egypt: A political economy of health insurance reform from 2005–15 pp. 79-101 Downloads
Sharif A. Ismail
The targeting effectiveness of Egypt’s Food Subsidy Programme: Reaching the poor? pp. 103-123 Downloads
Walaa Talaat
OECD. A decade of social protection development in selected Asian countries, Paris, Organisation for Economic Co‐operation and Development, 2017. 76 pp. ISBN 978‐92‐64‐27225‐5 pp. 125-128 Downloads
Hedva Sarfati

Volume 71, issue 1, 2018

Linking taxation and social protection: Evidence on redistribution and poverty reduction in Ethiopia pp. 3-24 Downloads
Kalle Hirvonen, Giulia Mascagni and Keetie Roelen
An actuarial balance sheet of the Swiss old‐age pension scheme pp. 25-49 Downloads
Christoph Metzger
Towards an adequate and sustainable replacement rate in defined benefit pension systems: The case of Spain pp. 51-70 Downloads
Juan José Alonso Fernández, José Enrique Devesa Carpio, Mar Devesa Carpio, Inmaculada Domínguez Fabián, Borja Encinas Goenechea and Robert Meneu Gaya
Analysis of the implementation of a social protection initiative to admit the poorest of the poor to mutual health funds in Burkina Faso pp. 71-91 Downloads
Kadio Kadidiatou, Kafando Yamba, Ouédraogo Aboubacar and Valéry Ridde
Taylor‐Gooby, P., Leruth, B. and Chung, H. (eds). After austerity – Welfare state transformation in Europe after the Great Recession. Oxford, Oxford University Press. 2017. 229 pp. ISBN 978‐0‐19‐879026‐6 pp. 93-96 Downloads
Hedva Sarfati
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