A short review of the general financial principles and methods of Irish and British social insurance schemes
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Citation:Honohan, W. A. 'Irish Social Services:a Symposium. No.3: A short review of the general financial principles and methods of Irish and British social insurance schemes'. - Dublin: Journal of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland,Vol. XVII No. 1, 1942/1943, pp116-119
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The social insurance schemes at present in operation are those relating to health, unemployment and pensions. These schemes are distinguishable from other social schemes by the fact that direct contributions are taken from the persons included. These contributions are pre-determined and do not necessarily bear any direct relation to current expenditure. The benefits are often either contingent or deferred, and the incidence of risk varies with age or otherwise. Such schemes involve problems of funding and of the equitable treatment of different generations of insured persons. I propose to deal with the three schemes separately.
Description:Read March 5th 1943
Author: Honohan, W. A.
Other Titles:Irish Social Services: a Symposium
Publisher:Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland
Type of material:Journal article
Series/Report no:Journal of The Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland
Vol. XVII No. 1 1942/1943
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