Research and Analysis by Dalmer D. Hoskins

U.S. Social Security at 75 Years: An International Perspective
from Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 70 No. 3 (released August 2010)
by Dalmer D. Hoskins

Among the social security systems of industrialized countries, has the U.S. Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance program followed a unique historical path? This article finds that the historical development of the U.S. Social Security system follows closely in many respects the model provided by older social insurance systems, particularly that of Germany. However, certain aspects of the U.S. Social Security experience stand out as exceptional from an international perspective, including the persistent rejection of general revenue financing, the significance attributed to long-range (75-year) projections, and the relative generosity of dependents' benefits.

Developments and Trends in Social Security, 1990–1992: Overview of Principal Trends
from Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 55 No. 4 (released October 1992)
by Dalmer D. Hoskins

Special Retirement Programs for Farmers: New Japanese Law
from Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 34 No. 10 (released October 1971)
by Dalmer D. Hoskins

Introduction of Survivor Pension Program in India
from Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 34 No. 8 (released August 1971)
by Dalmer D. Hoskins

Recent Social Security Reforms in France
from Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 34 No. 1 (released January 1971)
by Dalmer D. Hoskins