Social Risk Management: A New Conceptual Framework for Social Protection, and Beyond

@article{Holzmann2000SocialRM,
  title={Social Risk Management: A New Conceptual Framework for Social Protection, and Beyond},
  author={Robert Holzmann and Steen Lau Jorgensen},
  journal={International Tax and Public Finance},
  year={2000},
  volume={8},
  pages={529-556}
}
This paper proposes a new definition and conceptual framework for Social Protection grounded in Social Risk Management. The concept repositions the traditional areas of Social Protection (labor market intervention, social insurance and social safety nets) in a framework that includes three strategies to deal with risk (prevention, mitigation and coping), three levels of formality of risk management (informal, market-based, public) and many actors (individuals, households, communities, NGOs… Expand

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