Statement of responsibility: Jan Paul Heisig
ISBN: 9048523656, 9789048523658, 9789089646774
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Changing Welfare States
Public welfare Germany.; United States.; POLITICAL SCIENCE General.; POLITICAL SCIENCE Public Policy Social Services & Welfare.; Welfare state Germany.; Public welfare.; Germany.; SOCIAL SCIENCE Human Services.; Welfare state.; Welfare state United States.; Public welfare United States.
Changing welfare states.
- Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Part I
- Background; 1. Introduction; 1.1 Why compare Germany and the United States?; 1.2 Why study income mobility around job loss and retirement?; 1.3 Overview of the study; 2. Welfare state change and income mobility: a framework; 2.1 Income mobility: relevance, limitations, and empirical approaches; 2.2 Income mobility around adverse life events
- a framework; 2.3 The focal events: job loss and retirement; 3. Institutional context and social policy change; 3.1 Macroeconomic context; 3.2 Differences and trends in the employment levels of older people.
- 3.3 Institutional context and the (re)employment prospects of older workers3.4 Differences and changes in public and employment-based protection; 3.5 Female labor force participation and earnings arrangements; 3.6 Summary; 4. Data and Methods; 4.1 Conceptual framework and analytic strategy; 4.2 Implementation of did matching and compositional adjustments; 4.3 Data and key measures; Part II
- Economic consequences of retirement; 5. Literature review and research questions; 5.1 Why should economic well-being change at retirement?
- 5.2 Institutional context and income changes at retirement: research questions and hypotheses5.3 Previous research on income change at retirement; 6. The changing economic consequences of retirement; 6.1 Retirement patterns and economic situation of non-working individuals; 6.2 Sample characteristics and details of estimation approach; 6.3 Income changes around exit from work; 6.4 Summary and conclusions; 6.5 Additional results; Part III
- Economic consequences of late-career job loss; 7. Literature review and research questions.
- 7.1 Employment, earnings and household income after late-career job loss7.2 Institutional context and the impact of late-career job loss on employment and income: research questions and hypotheses; 7.3 Previous empirical research; 8. The changing economic consequences of late-career job loss; 8.1 Sample characteristics and details of estimation approach; 8.2 Empirical results; 8.3 Summary and conclusions; 8.4 Additional results; Part IV
- Conclusion; 9. Conclusion; 9.1 Key findings: welfare regimes and the 'Great Risk Shift' revisited; 9.2 Implications and directions for future research.