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Risk Shift

  • By: Christine Monnier
  • In: Sociology of Work: An Encyclopedia
  • Edited by: Vicki Smith
  • Subject:Organizational Psychology, Sociology of Work (general), Organizational Theory

Risk shift refers to the transfer, over the last generation, of economic risks from the institutions of social insurance (sponsored by either the government or the private sector) to individuals and households. Risks that were once managed by the government or ...

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