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Social security in America; the factual background of the Social security act as summarized from staff reports to the Committee on Economic Security. Published for the Committee on Economic Security by the Social Security Board, Washington, D.C.

Corporate Author: United States.
Related Names: Murray, Merrill G. 1900-1976., Ring, Martha D.
Language(s): English
Published: Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1937.
Subjects: Old age pensions > United States.
Unemployment insurance > United States.
Social security > United States.
Note: XII. Summary of provisions of the Social security act relating to federal grants to states for public-welfare purposes.--XIII. Creation and membership of the Committee on Economic Security and affiliated groups.--XIV. Staff of the Committee on Economic Security.--XV. List of staff reports.--XVI. The Social security act.
insurance act.--VII. Old-age insurance in Great Britain.--VIII. The Canadian pension systems.--IX. Survivors' insurance in foreign countries.--X. Financial history of the workers' invalidity, old-age, and survivors' insurance of Germany.--XI. Birth rate and infant and maternal mortality tables.--
Appendixes: I. Procedures followed in estimating unemployment compensation coverage in the United States, 1922-23.--II. Procedures followed in estimating duration of unemployment in the United States, 1922-23.--III. Procedures followed in estimating the maximum duration of benefits.--IV. The history and development of the United States Employment Service.--V. Summary of state unemployment compensation laws, January 1, 1936.--VI. Unemployment insurance provisions of the Canadian employment and social
"This summary was prepared principally by Miss Martha D. Ring ... The unemployment compensation section was prepared by Merrill G. Murray."--Pref.
"The publication of this summary of the staff reports of the Committee on economic security has been made possible by the Social security board. The Board assumed the cost of publication and of completing the preparation of the summary, which was unfinished when the Committee on economic security went out of existence."--Pref.
Physical Description: xix, 592 p. illus. (maps) tables (part fold.) diagrs. 24 cm.
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