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Classification of Workers’ Compensation Programs

  • C. Arthur WilliamsJr.
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Part of the Huebner International Series on Risk, Insurance, and Economic Security book series (HSRI, volume 11)

Abstract

Chapter 3 summarized the workers’ compensation program in 136 nations. This chapter will summarize the benefits for subgroups of these 136 nations categorized according to (1) six continents, (2) five income statuses, and (3) three security systems. The objective is to investigate the relationship, if any, between any of these characteristics and a nation’s workers’ compensation system. For example, one would expect higher income nations to cover more workers, provide more generous benefits, and incur higher costs.

Keywords

Income Status Disability Benefit Social Insurance System Compensation Program South American Nation 
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References

  1. U.S. Social Security Administration Office of International Policy. Social Security Programs Throughout the World-1987, Research Report No. 61. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1988.Google Scholar
  2. World Bank (International Bank for Reconstruction and Development). Annex, World Development Report, 1985. New York: Oxford University Press, July 1985.Google Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Arthur WilliamsJr.
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  1. 1.Curtis L. Carlson School of ManagementUniversity of MinnesotaUSA

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