Testimony Restoring Solvency and Improving Equity in Social Security Benefit Options
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Statement Before the U.S. House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Social Security
C. Eugene Steuerle
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Gene Steuerle testifies on alternative ways to restore solvency and undertake benefit reforms in Social Security, concentrating on four: restricting automatic growth in benefits where needs are least, adjusting benefits so they both encourage employment and are concentrated more in older ages, removing many sources of inequity and inefficiency that penalize beneficiaries, and reforming private pensions so they better protect the majority of workers who today end up with little in the way of private retirement benefits.
Research Areas Aging and retirement Taxes and budgets
Tags Social Security Economic well-being Older workers Pensions Individual taxes Retirement policy Opportunity and ownership
Policy Centers Income and Benefits Policy Center Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center