Eli Vidal

Custmer Service Representative, Social work Student

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Does social security network has to remain at a minimum level to enocoruage people to work, or should it be large enough to provide welfare?

Social security systems, especially social pensions are a result of a larger social policy. Some welfare states keep their pensions high enough to live on, without actually working, while others tend to keep it to a minimum in order to encourage people to support themselves and work. It appears at a first glance that working is a better options, but we know that markets today are not very encouraging to people without higher education and special skills. Should the country still provide only a minimum to encourage work, even if the salary is not high enough or should it actually promote a policy which allow a good standard of living for those who receive the pensions?