Our cross-cutting team of researchers examines the ways the aging of America will trigger changes in how we work, retire, and spend federal resources, from social security reform to retirement savings, working longer, and staying engaged.
Social Security should be reformed to shift resources from younger to older beneficiaries and distribute benefits more fairly to single household heads and two-earner couples, Institute Fellow and Richard B. Fisher chair Eugene Steuerle told Congress last week. Read More
The debate over reforming Illinois’ struggling pension plan for public school teachers has focused on the system’s serious financial problems. Yet, most teachers receive few benefits from the existing plan, a shortcoming that deserves more attention. Read More