The Social Insurance System in the US: Policies to Protect Workers and Families
- Published By
- The Brookings Institution
This report examines the U.S. social insurance system as a whole as well as its component parts, providing an overview of major federal programs in the areas of education and workforce development, health, income support, nutrition, and housing. It provides an explanation of the organization of the social insurance system, how eligibility is determined and delivered, and how it affects poverty and inequality.