Saving Social security : a balanced approach /
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Saving Social security : a balanced approach /

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Diamond, Peter A.
Corporate Author: ProQuest Ebook Subscriptions
Other Authors: Orszag, Peter R.
Format: Online Book
Published: Washington, District of Columbia : Brookings Institution Press, [2005]
Edition:Revised edition.
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Table of Contents:
  • A brief overview of Social Security
  • Goals for Social Security reform
  • Social Security's long-term deficit
  • A three-part plan to shore up Social Security
  • Strengthening Social Security's effectiveness as social insurance
  • Implications for benefits and revenue
  • Individual accounts
  • Questions and answers about our balanced reform plan
  • Conclusions
  • Appendixes: A. Social Security and national saving
  • B. Trends in retirement age
  • C. How the legacy debt arose: A simplified example
  • D. Characteristics of tax-favored defined-contribution plans
  • E. Should the trust fund invest in the stock market?
  • F. Comparisons with models 2 and 3 of the President's Commission
  • G. Memorandum from the Office of the Chief Actuary
  • H. Long-term analysis of the Diamond-Orszag Social Security plan.