Research Report Simple Arithmetic Driving Social Security Reform, The
C. Eugene Steuerle
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The debate over Social Security reform is awash with numbers on changes in tax rates, benefit reductions, and saving patterns required to bring the system into balance for the long run. In this article, Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle skips around the more elaborate calculations and presents the financing dilemma in a simpler, more understandable, form.
Research Areas Economic mobility and inequality Aging and retirement Taxes and budgets
Tags Social Security Fiscal policy Pensions Individual taxes Federal budget and economy Campaigns, proposals, and reforms Federal tax issues and reform proposals