Riordan, R.G. 'National health insurance'. - Dublin: Journal of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland,Vol. XIV, part 5, 1927/1928, pp44-48
Journal of The Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland Vol. XIV, part 5 1927/1928
To the majority of people interest in Social Insurance
begins and ends in stamping cards for their employees, and
that interest does not appear to be sufficiently enterprising or
inquisitive to examine into the objects for which the cards are
stamped or into the causes which make the stamping a
I am aware that the members of the Statistical Society give
consideration to such important questions, and I am also aware
that many of the members may be considered experts on the
subject before us this evening, namely, Social Insurance. Still
it appears to me that a short discussion on the question cannot
but be beneficial if it would attract the attention of the public
and stimulate an interest in Social and Industrial Welfare
In a short paper like the present one I cannot hope to do
more than touch the fringe of this problem, simply stating the
causes which make Social Insurance a necessity, and referring
briefly to the remedies so far attempted and to the further
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