Editor's Introduction and Summary (B. Gustafsson, N.A. Klevmarken). Social Change and the Development of the Financial Situation of the Social Security System in the Federal Republic of Germany (H.-J. Krupp). Voting Models of Social Security Determination (R. Boadway, D. Wildasin). Redistribution Effects of Social Policy in a Lifetime Analytical Framework (A.-C. Ståhlberg). The Annuity Value of Social Security (M.D. Hurd). Conversion Policies for Public Pension Plans in a Small Open Economy (H.A.A. Verbon). On the Stability of the Social Security System (B.M.S. Van Praag, R.H. Oostendorp). A Macroeconomic Analysis of Employer-Contribution Financed Social Security (E.E. Palmer, M. Palme). Unemployment Benefits and the Labor Market, A Micro/Macro Approach (P. ten Hacken, A. Kapteyn, I. Woittiez). Effects of Extended Unemployment Compensation in Sweden (A. Björklund, B. Holmlund). Is Abuse a Problem in Social Insurance? (K. Lantto). Contractually Determined Insurance Schemes for Manual Workers (P.G. Edebalk, E. Wadensjö). Public and Private Partnerships in Social Security: Recent UK Policy (J. Creedy, R. Disney). Index.