A Prediction: Older Individuals Will Work More in the Future

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A Prediction: Older Individuals Will Work More in the Future

Abstract

The Social Security solvency problem extends far beyond the structure of the current system. The core dilemma is that many economists are projecting a very large drop in the percentage of adults who are working, a scenario that translates into a very large drop in the number of taxpayers supporting not just Social Security but education, defense, Medicare, and every other public program.

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