Social security and benefits
Analyses, articles and publications
- Early retirement provision for elderly displaced workers
This paper studies the economic effects on re-employment and program substitution behavior among elderly displaced workers who exogenously lose eligibility for their early retirement option.
- Mortality by occupation. Trends after 2000
The inequality in mortality between different occupations is well known from earlier studies, particularly amongst men.
- Previous occupations and industries among new recipients of disability benefit and work asessment allowance
Work Assessment Allowance (WAA) and disability benefit are important elements in the Norwegian welfare state, as replacement of labour marked income for persons whose employment is restricted by impaired health.
- Alternatives to paying child benefit to the rich: means testing or higher tax?
The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 implies that the US is effectively moving towards a general child benefit. However, the amount paid out is dependent on income, similar to schemes in several other countries.
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