Research Report Social Security Reform: The Budget Debate All Over Again
C. Eugene Steuerle
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Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle comments on what makes Social security and Medicare reform suffer from the same problem that for so long made budget reform difficult. He argues that the reform efforts measure gains and losses, winners and losers, from a base of a system that is imbalanced and whose promises don't add up.
Research Areas Economic mobility and inequality Aging and retirement Taxes and budgets
Tags Social Security Fiscal policy Medicare and private health insurance Individual taxes Federal budget and economy Campaigns, proposals, and reforms Federal tax issues and reform proposals