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World developments and trends in social security.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  828777     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A survey of developments in the social security systems of more than 125 countries from 1971 to 1975 found that most programs are undergoing significant growth. This pattern is reflected primarily by the adoption of additional programs and new provisions designed to raise benefit levels, provide flexibility in retirement practices, expand coverage, and cope with demographic changes, inflationary trends, and growing costs. The new measures tend to extend the role of social security programs through providing a greater proportion of the population with more comprehensive protection and setting higher benefit rates to replace income lost because of old age, disability, sickness, work injury, unemployment, or death.
Authors:
M B Tracy
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Social security bulletin     Volume:  39     ISSN:  0037-7910     ISO Abbreviation:  Soc Secur Bull     Publication Date:  1976 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-05-25     Completed Date:  1977-05-25     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  22030305R     Medline TA:  Soc Secur Bull     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  14-22     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Age Factors
Health Expenditures
Humans
Insurance, Health
Retirement
Social Security*
Unemployment

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