Books and reports

2002

  1. Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion. Volume 2. A Case Study of Slovenia

    01 January 2002

    This study looks at social security reform in three EU accession equality. It examines two broad categories of benefits: family benefits (including maternity benefits, family allowances, and child care benefits) and pensions (retirement and survivors' protection).

  2. Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion. Volume 1. A Case Study of Hungary

    01 January 2002

    This study looks at social security reform in three EU accession equality. It examines two broad categories of benefits: family benefits (including maternity benefits, family allowances, and child care benefits) and pensions (retirement and survivors' protection).

  3. Standards for the XXIst century - social security

    01 January 2002

    International labour standards are by nature universal in their vocation. They are intended to be applied by the 175 member States of the ILO, irrespective of their legal system or their level of economic development. It should also be recalled that ILO Conventions are international treaties of a specific nature. They are adopted by the Conference, which is composed of representatives of the governments of member States, as well as representatives of workers and employers.

2001

  1. Social Security: a new consensus

    01 November 2001

    This book contains the committee's conclusions from the ILC 2001, large extracts from the report of the Committee's discussions, and the whole of the report: "Social Security: Issues, Challenges and Prospects", which was prepared as a basis for the Committee's discussions. As regard to extending social protection it says that there is need for research, experimentation and innovation.

  2. Towards decent work: Social protection in health for all workers and their families

    01 January 2001

    This paper describes the conceptual framework of The STEP programme relating to the fight against exclusion from social protection in health. Then, it proposes an original definition and characterisation of this exclusion. It also provides an in-depth analysis of its most frequent causes. Lastly, it reviews possible solutions to this problem taking into account its various dimensions.

2000

  1. Social budgeting

    01 January 2000

    The first part of the book provides guidance for designing a social accounting system. The second part shows how the relationships between the economy and the social protection system can be translated into a quantitative model which permits projections and simulations to be carried out. Includes two concrete country applications.

  2. Social security pensions. Development and reform. Executive summary

    01 January 2000

    This is a valuable reference for anyone concerned with reforming or establishing pension programmes and for those looking to understand the practicalities and structure behind various pension schemes. By providing a balanced assessment and factual review of what various countries around the world have done, this book assists decision-makers in forming effective, viable pension policy.

  3. Modelling in health care finance. A compendium of quantitative techniques for health care financing.

    01 January 2000

    This unique book provides a solid understanding of the basics of modelling and assists health care professionals in grasping its uses in the policy-making process. A valuable guidebook for health system and health insurance managers alike, this volume offers the quantitative and analytic tools needed for sound resource allocation and financial governance of health systems. It creates synergies and bridges gaps between quantitative health economics, health financing and actuarial science while presenting methods for improving the efficiency, and lowering the costs, of current health systems. A joint technical publication of the ILO and the International Social Security Association (ISSA).

1999

  1. Modelling in health care finance. A compendium of quantitative techniques for health care financing.

    01 January 1999

    This book provides a solid understanding of the basics of modelling and assists health care professionals in grasping its uses in the policy-making process. A valuable guidebook for health system and health insurance managers alike, this volume offers the quantitative and analytic tools needed for sound resource allocation and financial governance of health systems. It creates synergies and bridges gaps between quantitative health economics, health financing and actuarial science while presenting methods for improving the efficiency, and lowering the costs, of current health systems. A joint technical publication of the ILO and the International Social Security Association (ISSA).

  2. Actuarial mathematics of social security pensions

    01 January 1999

    Aims at establishing a link between social security financing methods and occupational pension funding methods.