Offshoring, economic insecurity, and the demand for social insurance

by Richard G. Anderson

Publisher: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis in [St. Louis, Mo.]

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Statementby Richard G. Anderson and Charles S. Gascon.
SeriesWorking paper -- 2008-003A, Working paper (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis : Online) -- 2008-003A.
ContributionsGascon, Charles S., Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
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LC ClassificationsHB1
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
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Open LibraryOL16442762M
LC Control Number2007702779

Social Security Act, When President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act into law on Aug , he called it the "cornerstone" of a system of govern Social Welfare, social welfare or public charity, organized provision of educational, cultural, medical, and financial assistance to the needy. Modern social welfare Social Security, social security, government program. Updated to cover a decade of policy developments and the impact of the recent economic crisis, this classic social insurance text includes in-depth discussion of all major programs to reduce economic insecurity in the United States, including Social Security, Medicare, workers compensation, unemployment compensation, and temporary disability insurance. In an age of structural economic insecurity, many on-demand workers automation, offshoring, and consolidation leave many workers feeling anxious.7 Add it all up, and there is a certain fragility underlying today’s prosperity. Some 41 percent other social services are changing, many Americans view on-demand work as a way to.   The decisions the wealthy make to move factories offshore, replace people with machines, or discontinue a product line are responsible for much of the insecurity .

  Such a shift would mean much larger benefits for more than three-quarters of families—the ones hardest hit by economic insecurity. Related Books Brookings Papers on Economic Activity: Fall 1. Introduction. Health insecurity has emerged as a major concern among health policy-makers particularly in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). It includes the inability to secure adequate healthcare today and the risk of being unable to do so in the future as well as impoverishing healthcare expenditure. World health statistics reveal that out-of-pocket payments for healthcare. Most studies on the risk–insecurity–social policy preference nexus empirically bypass the feeling of economic insecurity and simply assess the direct relationship, asking whether “objective” measures of an individual's risk exposure, such as the person's sector of employment or level of skill specificity, are directly linked with his or.   A leading expert on national and international tax law, Michael J. Graetz joined the faculty in , after 25 years at Yale Law School, where he is a professor of law emeritus and a professorial lecturer. He has written on a wide range of tax, international taxation, health policy, and social insurance issues. His recent scholarship, including his book, The Burger Court and the Rise of.

  Government's big roles in the future are to make sure global demand matches supply, and to provide social insurance schemes to make sure the . covered by health insurance, there is an increase in “health insecurity.” In addition, global warming confronts everyone around the world with an important new set of environmental risks. This chapter focuses on one key dimension of insecurity—economic insecurity. In spite of the social and economic progress of society in recent decades.   Does globalization affect the demand-side of politics, and if so, how? This paper builds on new developments in trade theory to argue that globalization matters, but that its effects on individuals’ perceptions of labor market risk and policy preferences are more heterogenous than previous research has acknowledged.

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O⁄shoring, Economic Insecurity, and the Demand for Social Insurance Richard G. Anderson [email protected] Charles S. Gascon @ January Abstract The fear of o⁄shoring, particularly in services sincehas raised workers economic insecurity and heightened concerns over future economic global-ization.

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The fear of offshoring, particularly in services sincehas raised workers economic insecurity and heightened concerns over future economic globalization.

Many have argued that globalization has exacerbated labor market turbulence increasing the demand for social insurance programs. BibTeX @MISC{Anderson08offshoring,economic, author = {Richard G.

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Louis Working Paper Series No. Offshoring, Economic Insecurity, and the Demand for Social Insurance By Richard G. Anderson and Charles S. Gascon Topics: JEL classi cation, F16, J31, J Offshoring, economic insecurity, and the demand for social insurance Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of St.

Louis View citations (2) Handicapping currency design: counterfeit deterrence and visual accessibility in the United States and abroad. In this analysis, we use time series cross-section data from the General Social Survey (GSS) to examine the links among offshoring, labor market volatility, and the and the demand for social insurance book for social insurance.

This classic social insurance work has been updated to cover a decade of policy developments and the impact of the recent economic book includes in-depth discussion of all major programs to reduce economic insecurity in the United States, including Social Security, Medicare, workers' compensation, unemployment compensation, and temporary disability insurance.

Richard G. Anderson & Charles S. Gascon, "Offshoring, economic insecurity, and the demand for social insurance," Working PapersFederal Reserve Bank of St. Kamanou & Jonathan Morduch, "Measuring Vulnerability to Poverty," WIDER Working Paper Series DP, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).

In this analysis, we use time series cross-section data from the General Social Survey (GSS) to examine the links among offshoring, labor market volatility, and the demand for social insurance. Unique among the GSS literature, our analysis includes a pseudo-panel model which permits including auxiliary state and regional macroeconomic information.

programs. More specifically, we test hypotheses concerning the social insurance and the public good aspects of demand for welfare programs. We also investigate the relationship between subjective perception variables and support for, or opposition to, welfare.

We use data1 from the General Social Survey (GSS) for this analysis. The book is divided into three parts. Part I (chapters 1 through 6) briefly introduces these programs and discusses some of the insurance and economic concepts that are useful in both evaluating the current programs, and in understanding what changes might mean for future costs and benefits.

Francis Green, Unpacking the misery multiplier: How employability modifies the impacts of unemployment and job insecurity on life satisfaction and mental health, Journal of Health Economics, /co, 30, 2, (), ().

Offshoring, economic insecurity, and the demand for social insurance by Richard G. Anderson & Charles S. Gascon; Convergence in the United States: a tale of migration and urbanization by Riccardo DiCecio & Charles S.

Gascon; Economic misfortunes have caused many to reassess their finances, triggering sharp reversals in borrowing and spending habits. The results show that economic openness has a negative effect when other insecurity-causing trends are controlled.

Also subjective job insecurity instead of the projected positive effect rather shows a negative relation. Social security demand decreases the more job insecurity people perceive.

This can result in higher levels of economic insecurity, with even similar types of workers experiencing very different economic outcomes.

Extending the size of the social safety net necessary to insure workers against this risk, and introducing policies that ease the adjustment costs, would help address this problem and mitigate the risk.

Globalization displaces workers and creates insecurities that increase the demand for social insurance (Garrett, ; Rodrik, ). As a result, postwar globalization was founded on the principle that the federal government would provide economic security, while free international markets would provide the best aggregate outcomes.

Try the new Google Books Buy eBook - $ Economic Insecurity and Social Insurance. priorities Business Week businessmen capital accumulation capitalist Committee competitive sector workers Congress costs debt demand economic growth effect employment example executive expand expenditures facilities federal government fiscal 4/5(1).

shock.5 It is therefore not surprising that according to recent surveys, economic insecurity is a major concern for a large segment of the population in Latin America.6 In this context of high economic insecurity, combined with inadequate private and social insurance mechanisms, a pro-poor government would save resources during good times.

These. Trade can increase economic insecurity for some workers while increasing stability for others Mine Z. Senses, May Whether or not international trade exposes workers to economic insecurity depends on the nature of the trade exposure of the firm, or industry, in which the worker is employed.

With member countries, staff from more than countries, and offices in over locations, the World Bank Group is a unique global partnership: five institutions working for sustainable solutions that reduce poverty and build shared prosperity in developing countries. increased economic insecurity has been associated with rising inequality and between the supply of and demand for agricultural products has triggered forms of social insurance and assistance.

-- The function n(x) represents the demand or the market for the insurance contract under consideration. These are economic concepts, and this indicates that our problem cannot be satis- factorily solved, unless we bring in some elements of economic theory.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages: illustrations ; 25 cm. Contents: Economic Security and Insecurity --Nature of Economic Security --Nature of Economic Insecurity --Causes of Economic Insecurity --Meaning of Social Security --The Attack on Economic Insecurity --Areas of Agreement in Economic Security Programs --Basic Principles of Social.

Gingrich, J Ansell, B () Preferences in Context: Micro Preferences, Macro Contexts, and the Demand for Social Policy. Comparative Political Studies 45 (12): – Golder, M () Far Right Parties in Europe. alleviating economic insecurity: social insurance programs 3. Reducing poverty and providing access to health care: children from economically disadvantaged backgrounds are more likely to suffer chronic health problems all of which impose significant social costs consists of three huge programs: Social security, medicare, and medcaid.

The offshoring of service-sector jobs: more of the same, but more so social insurance, public investment, fairer economic rules, and redistribution when other tools fail to provide egalitarian outcomes. Further, Globalization and the new economic insecurity. It wasin the middle of Bill Clinton’s first administration, and Robert.

economic insecurity has been associated with rising inequality and the squeezing of social provisioning. In middle-income countries, economic shocks, accelerated trade.

As the Chief Executive Officer and Founding Board Member of the National Academy of Social Insurance, I also value their extensive discussion of Social Security as a major vehicle to enhance economic well-being. I highly recommend this book for students and scholars of social insurance and related s:.

Get this from a library! The employment imperative: report on the world social situation [United Nations. Department of Economic and Social Affairs.] -- The issue of the Report on the World Social Situation focuses on the key role of productive employment and decent work in reducing poverty and promoting social development.

It surveys the global.So Instead of social insurance being the first line of defense against destitution, assistance had become the first line of defense, and the social insurance relatively unimportant.

So, when we got the amendments of that was a rather great landmark in the development of social security. Offshoring and trade are, of course, not the only rationale for such social insurance programs, but they do starkly illustrate the fundamental fact underlying the need for them: your economic lot in life is not wholly your own making, and in the new economy, it .