Social Security and Retirement Benefits: Programs, Perspectives and Future Directions


Allison Clark (Editor)

Series: Social Welfare Policies and Programs – Patterns, Implications and Prospects
BISAC: POL019000

The Social Security Administration has two income-maintenance programs that it administers: the Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance benefits program (generally referred to publicly as Social Security benefits) under Title II of the Social Security Act and the Supplemental Security Income benefits program under Title XVI of the Social Security Act. This book provides new research on Social Security programs and retirement benefits, reviews different perspectives and the programs’ future directions. (Imprint: Novinka)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Understanding the Three Types of Evidence Used by the Social Security Administration in Resolving Disability Benefit Claims
Michael Stephen Stretton III (Paralegal Advocate)

Chapter 2. How to Consume and Invest for Retirement: Revisiting Friedman¡¯s Permanent Income Hypothesis
Seyoung Park (Risk Management Institute, National University of Singapore, Singapore)

Chapter 3. The Role of Clinicians in Disability Determination for Social Security Benefits
Randy Noblitt and Pamela Perskin Noblitt (California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University in Los Angeles, California, USA, and others)

Chapter 4. A Framework for Studying the Retirement Process in Europe
Lucia Rey-Ares, Sara Fernandez-Lopez, Milagros Vivel-Bea and Guillermo A. Zapata-Huaman (Department of Finance and Accounting, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain)

Chapter 5. Policy Design §àf Pension Funds Investments in Kazakhstan and Russia: Lessons from Mutual Experience
Karen Tumanyants and Anna Elkina (Economics and Economic Policy Department, Volgograd State University, Volgograd, Russia)



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