Unemployment Insurance Schemes in Developing Countries
Wandner, Stephen A.
U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (DOLETA), Unemployment Insurance Service, Office of Legislation and Actuarial Services
The purpose of this report is to analyze problems relating to the introduction of unemployment insurance schemes in developing countries. Chapter I of the report consists of a literature review on this topic. Chapter II presents analyses of the economy and unemployment insurance scheme of developing countries that have implemented unemployment insurance, with emphasis on those countries that submitted national monographs. The economic situation and unemployment protection schemes of selected developing countries without an unemployment insurance scheme are also discussed. Chapter III presents a summary and analysis of economic and demographic characteristics of developing countries with and without unemployment insurance schemes as well as a summary of major unemployment insurance provisions in ten developing countries with unemployment insurance schemes.