Public Old-Age Pensions and Insurance in the United States and in Foreign Countries : Bulletin of the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, No. 561

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Provides a brief history and comparative analysis of old-age pension legislation in the United States; an analysis of the individual pension laws; the text of these laws in 17 States and Alaska, and the results of the Bureau's studies on the operation of these laws. Also presents descriptive reports of public old-age pension and insurance systems in 39 foreign countries, by U.S. consular representatives, and a comparative analysis of those systems.

At head of title: United States Department of Labor. W.N. Doak, secretary. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Ethelbert Stewart, commissioner.

The descriptive reports for foreign countries were prepared by consular representatives of the United States Department of state in the several countries concerned.

"Sources" at end of each report.

U.S. Govt. Print. Off.


  • lcc: HD8051 .A62 no. 561
  • ddc: 331.252 Un3
  • sudocs: L 2.3:561
  • oclc: 04215099

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