The Evolution of Social Security Research

SSRC Working Papers Series No. 2017-05

23 Pages Posted: 20 Jul 2017 Last revised: 26 Jul 2017

See all articles by Mario Arturo Ruiz Estrada

Mario Arturo Ruiz Estrada

University of Malaya (UM) - Faculty of Economics & Administration (FEA)

Evangelos Koutronas

Universiti Sains Malaysia

Date Written: July 17, 2017

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 Classification: E65

Suggested Citation

Ruiz Estrada, Mario Arturo and Koutronas, Evangelos, The Evolution of Social Security Research (July 17, 2017). SSRC Working Papers Series No. 2017-05. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3003783

Mario Arturo Ruiz Estrada (Contact Author)

University of Malaya (UM) - Faculty of Economics & Administration (FEA) ( email )

Kuala Lumpur, 50603
Malaysia
+60126850293 (Phone)

HOME PAGE: http://ssrc.um.edu.my/

Evangelos Koutronas

Universiti Sains Malaysia ( email )

Minden, Penang
Malaysia

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