Journals Higher Education



Published: 20 January 2015

384 Pages | Figures and Tables

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199685233

Bookseller Code (06)

Social Insurance, Informality, and Labor Markets

How to Protect Workers While Creating Good Jobs

Edited by Markus Frölich, David Kaplan, Carmen Pages, Jamele Rigolini, and David Robalino

  • Comprehensive review of social protection policies in countries with large informal sector
  • Covers social insurance and social assistance in many middle income countries, particularly Latin America and Asia
  • Provides empirical evidence based on recent data about impacts of social protection and their possible distortions
  • Written by experts in academia and policy making
  • Combines technical and more policy oriented work, presented in a non-technical language without technical jargon

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