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Presents the knowledge available on coverage by social security in different parts of the world, and identifies existing coverage gaps. Focuses in on three elements: (1) mapping social security coverage globally and by region or other country grouping; (2) presenting various methods and approaches to assessing social security coverage; (3) identifying and indicating gaps in measurable statistical knowledge on social security coverage, costs and impacts.
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Pt. 1. Monitoring the state of social security coverage Definitions, standards and concepts Scope of social security coverage around the world: context and overview Social health protection coverage Coverage by social security pensions: income security in old age Income support to the unemployed Coverage by other branches of social security Minimum income support and other social assistance Investments in social security: amounts, results and efficiency Identifying factors for extended social security coverage Pt. 2. Thematic focus: social security in times of crisis Responding to economic crisis with social security Conclusion: closing the coverage gaps and building social security for all.