Social security and benefits
Analyses, articles and publications
This paper examines the economic consequences of losing eligibility for early retirement (ER) benefits due to involuntary job displacement.
The inequality in mortality between different occupations is well known from earlier studies, particularly amongst men.
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.
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.