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Towards an e-health integration platform to support social security services
González, Laura. Guzmán Llambías. Pablo Pazos. Universidad de la República del Uruguay. Uruguay.
Health actors usually adopt specific information representation standards (for example, HL7), which normally differ from the ones used by social se...
Conditional cash transfers: Southern innovation cum Northern experimentation
Damon, Julien. Sciences Po. France.
The general issue of the link between benefits and obligations is as old as the hills. An original approach to the subject is to spend a little eff...
Policy interventions for bridging the social security coverage gap in the unorganized sector in the BRIC countries
Ghai, Mridula. Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation. India.
The paper explores the possibility of drawing from the existing models of social security to design an effective policy intervention for bridging t...
Brazilian social security in comparative perspective: Expenditures, redistribution and inequality
Kay, Stephen. Milko Matijascic. Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. United States. Institute of Applied Economic Research. Brazil.
While the welfare state is by definition redistributive, this does not automatically entail that it creates more equality (Esping-Andersen and Myle...
Towards a Chinese welfare state? Tagging the concept of social security in China
Sander, Anne. Christopher Schmitt. Stein Kuhnle. Hertie School of Governance. Germany.
In the face of mounting challenges and a growing potential for social unrest and instability, the Chinese Government has in recent years repeatedly...