5 edition of Social security systems in Latin America found in the catalog.
|Statement||Francisco E. Barreto de Oliveira, editor.|
|Contributions||Oliveira, Francisco E. B.|
|LC Classifications||HD7130.5 .S63 1994|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||227 p. :|
|Number of Pages||227|
|LC Control Number||94073306|
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mesa-Lago, Carmelo, Social security and prospects for equity in Latin America. Washington, D.C.: World Bank, © When social security systems in Latin America were founded, the hope was that the problem of labor informality would disappear over time thereby resolving the coverage problem. Once it became clear that the labor informality was not disappearing over time, many countries began implementing parallel systems in an attempt to fill the coverage.
Finally, WFP also supports governments to improve the food security and nutrition impacts of their social protection system. For instance, WFP’s work to include nutrition elements in the Dominican Republic’s social safety net Progresando con Solidaridad has led to a 50 percent drop in anaemia rates among children under 5. Most people think that the Social Security Administration was formed in however there was a serious precursor to the Social Security Act that many do not consider. Immediately after the Civil War, a massive number of the American population was either a survivor, disabled or a widow of a dead soldier. In fact, the numbers far outweighed that of the previous wars fought on American soil.
Despite significant progress, education remains a challenge in Latin America. The region has made great progress in educational coverage; almost all children attend primary school and access to secondary education has increased considerably complete on average two more years of schooling than their parents' generation. Most educational systems in the region have implemented various types of. Abstract: “Social protection systems in Latin America have been transformed in the past two decades. Until the s, those who were not covered by the social security arrangements available primarily in the urban formal sector received little public assistance beyond universal subsidies for some food or fuel purchases.
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"As a compendium of information this book will be of much value, whether it be used in the discussion of specific social security questions or as a contribution to a wider analysis of the inequalities inherent in Latin America's class systems" (Emmanuel de Kadt, Professor of Development, University of Essex, Journal of Development Studies, ).Cited by: Get this from a library.
Social security systems in Latin America. [Francisco E B Oliveira;] -- "Comparative study of social security systems in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, and Venezuela. Of primary interest for specialists in social security"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. "Social Protection and the Market seeks to explain why pension privatization in Latin America took the form that it did.
In doing so Sarah Brooks provides us with three critical insights; Globalization didn't make them do it; ideas do indeed matter in promoting institutional change, and the legislative politics of reform is never by: A comprehensive and sophisticated study of the relationship between social security policy and inequality in Latin America.
Individual case studies of Chile, Uruguay, Peru, Argentina, and Mexico are presented, that provide a historical analysis of each country's social security policy, the pressure groups involved, the present structure of the systems, and a statistical examination of the.
ESS52_eng_Social protection systems in Latin America - An iii Abstract This paper assesses the present state of social protection systems in Latin America and their future challenges. It analyses the positive effects of the recent efforts to expand Social. This chapter concentrates on formal social security and its associated issues in Latin America and the Caribbean, and does not deal with programmes included under the broader definition of social security, such as famine prevention, agrarian reform, education, and employment promotion.
It explains that a major reason for this exclusion is that the ‘formal’ concept is typical of the LAC. The reform of social security pensions and healthcare is a key issue for the modern world, and in many ways Latin America has acted as a social laboratory for the reform of these systems.
From the reforms that took place in Chile inmost pension and health care systems in the region have seen reform, and been fully or partially privatized. Social Security to strengthen pension systems in Latin America Dra.
Juana Isabel Vera López, researcher "A” at the El Colegio de la Frontera Norte* Introduction Theoretically, there have been efforts to explain the type of existing welfare state in European countries. An approximation by Gøsta Esping.
SECURITY SYSTEMS IN ASIA AND LATIN AMERICA —A Contribution to the Study of Emerging Welfare States— KOICHI USAMI T HE purpose of this special issue is to expand the discussions of comparative welfare state study, which so far has been basically limited to developed countries, to other countries where the social insurance system is being de.
The regional volume for The Americas was the last edition of Social Security Programs Throughout the World published by publication partner the International Social Security Association will continue to provide country profiles on its website.
All of the other Latin America countries that have adopted social security reforms have retained their traditional social security system in some form.
Mixed Systems. Second, Argentina and Uruguay, the two countries with the oldest populations, have introduced a mixed system. The development of social security systems in Latin America has been, both historically and by country, strongly influenced by different views of the role of government.
This chapter reviews the history of social security in the Latin American region and the failure of market reforms to improve their performance, analysing their outreach in different specific contexts and providing a profile.
Social Security Bulletin Ł Vol. 63 Ł No. 2 Ł 17 Social Security Privatization in Latin America by Barbara E. Kritzer* The new, partially privatized social security system adopted by Chile in has since been implemented, with some varia-tions, in a number of Latin American and old-world transi-tion economies with either a.
This study reviews the findings of a number of background papers on social security in Latin America, sector work done by World Bank staff and other researchers, and a series of three meetings of experts in and that explored the major issues facing social security institutions.
Social security coverage in Latin America (English) Abstract. For almost a decade, the debate on social security in the region has revolved around the diversification of risks, macroeconomic effects of the systems, and private sector participation in their management.
By virtually any standard of measurement, Latin America ranks as one of the most violent regions in the world. Violence and crime pose serious threats to the relatively fragile democracies of Latin America and the Caribbean. This volume offers timely discussion by attorneys, government officials, policy analysts, and academics from the United States and Latin America of the responses of the.
Social protection systems in Latin America: an assessment / José Antonio Ocampo, Natalie Gómez-Arteaga ; International Labour Office, Social Protection Department (SOCPRO). - Geneva: ILO, (Extension of Social Security series ; No. 52) International Labour Office Social Protection Dept. Social protection systems in Latin America: An assessment Extension of Social Security - Working Paper - ESS Social protection systems in Latin America: An assessment.
This paper assesses the present state of social protection systems in Latin America and their future challenges. This chapter reviews the evolution of social security institutions in Latin America, focusing on the reasons why past decisions regarding design, coverage, and financing were made.
When social security systems in Latin America were founded, the hope was that the problem of labor informality would disappear over time thereby resolving the coverage problem.
Latin America Still the Least Secure Region in the World. For the seventh year in a row, residents of Latin America and the Caribbean in were the least likely to feel secure in their communities. The region scored a 55 on Gallup's Law and Order Index -- unchanged from its.
Mesa-Lago, C.Changing Social Security in Latin America: Toward Alleviating the Social Costs of Economic Reform, Boulder: Lynne Rienner Mesa-Lago, C.‘ Política y reforma de la seguridad social en América Latina ’, Nueva Sociedad, –In the United States, Social Security is the commonly used term for the federal Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI) program and is administered by the Social Security Administration.
The original Social Security Act was signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt inand the current version of the Act, as amended, encompasses several social welfare and social.This report is part of a series of national case studies aimed at disseminating knowledge on the current status of social protection systems in Latin American and Caribbean countries, and at discussing their main challenges in terms of realizing of the economic and social rights of the population and achieving key development goals, such as combating poverty and hunger.