The Evolution of Israel's Social Security System: Structure, Time Pattern and Macroeconomic Impact, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

The Evolution of Israel's Social Security System

Structure, Time Pattern and Macroeconomic Impact, 1st Edition

By Haim Barkai

Routledge

179 pages

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First published in 1998, this study offers a survey of the conceptual background, the political dimension, and the macroeconomic context and constraints of the social security system in Israel, which in four decades (since the mid-1950s) grew virtually from scratch into a comprehensive system, similar in scope to that of Western and Northern Europe, North America, the European outposts in the antipodes and, of course, Japan.

Table of Contents

1. The Post-War New Socio-Economic Order. 2. The Structure and Pattern of Transfer Payments in the 1980s. 3. The Emergence of Social Security: the Israeli Variety. 4. The 1970-74 ‘New Departure’ and Its Fiscal Implications. 5. The Frontier of Israel’s Social Security System. 6. The Frontier of Welfare States in the 1990s: Implications for Israel. 7. Social Security: Outlines of a Feasible Reform.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
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BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
BUS069000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / General