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Readership: Scholars and students of Politics, Political Economy, Public Policy, Social Policy, Comparative Politics, and Business Studies
Bernhard Ebbinghaus, Chair in Macrosociology, University of Mannheim
Part 1: Exploring Interests and Institutions
1: Introduction: The Paradox of Early Exit from Work
2: Actor Constellations and Interest Coalitions: Labor, Emoployers, and the State
3: Protection, Production, anfd Partnership Institutions: From Institutional Affinities to Complementarities
Part 2: Comparing Early Exit Regimes
4: Ever Earlier Retirement: Comparing Employment Trajectories
5: The Protection-Pull Factors: Multiple Pathways to Early Exit
6: The Production-Push Factors: The Political Economy of Labor Shedding
Part 3: Reform Obstacles and Opportunities
7: Exit from Early Retirement: Paradigm Shifts, Policy Reversals, and Reform Obstacles
8: Conclusion: From Path Dependence to Path Departure?