The quantitative and qualitative evolution of the social security research

  • Mario Arturo Ruiz Estrada
  • Evangelos Koutronas
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Abstract

This article examines the evolution of social security research from a theoretical and empirical perspective. This is done through an extensive review and analysis of publications from the Journal of International Social Security Review published by Wiley within a 50-year period (1967–2017). It was observed that at a different period in time, the social security research focused on different national and international issues that invoked different social welfare programs and pension systems approach (public or private) to facilitate the explanation of its final socio-economic impact into different social groups in the same country or region respectively.

Keywords

Econographicology Social security Economics teaching Policy modeling Pensions 

JEL classifications

E65 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mario Arturo Ruiz Estrada
    • 1
  • Evangelos Koutronas
    • 2
  1. 1.Social Security Research Centre (SSRC), Centre of Poverty and Development Studies (CPDS), Faculty of Economics and Administration (FEA)University of Malaya (UM)Kuala LumpurMalaysia
  2. 2.Social Security Research Centre (SSRC), Faculty of Economics and Administration (FEA)University of MalayaKuala LumpurMalaysia

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