Social security

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Greenhaven Press,
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c2010.
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Explores whether or not a crisis exists within the social security system and the role played by politics, demographics, and private pensions. Examines proposals for reforming the social security system, and the impact of the current system on different social groups. Also looks at pension systems in other countries, including Great Britain and Chile.
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table_of_contents Does a Social Security crisis exist? Social Security will be bankrupt by 2037 unless reformed / Board of Trustees of the Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance and Federal Disability Insurance Trust Funds ; Social Security remains financially strong / National Committee to preserve Social Security and Medicare ; Smaller families and increasing longevity threaten Social Security / Gayle L. Reznik, Dave Shoffner, and David A. Weaver ; False beliefs have led to a Social Security scare / Teresa Ghilarducci ; Politics are behind the Social Security scare / William Greider ; The politics of an aging population make Social Security cuts difficult / Vincenzo Galasso ; Private pensions are failing to provide retirement security / Charles R. Morris -- How should the Social Security system be reformed? Increased taxes and reduced benefits can strengthen Social Security / Peter A. Diamond and Peter R. Orszag ; Social Security should be replaced with a mandatory private system / Edgar K. Browning ; Lifting the Social Security wage cap would increase revenues / John Miller ; Lifting the Social Security wage cap will not save the system / David C. John and Rea S. Hederman Jr. ; Simplifying Social Security should be a priority of reform efforts / Andrew G. Biggs -- How does Social Security affect different social groups? The mentally ill are straining Social Security disability programs / Jennifer L. Erkulwater ; Proposed reforms will reduce Social Security payments to the disabled / Barbara D. Bovbjerg ; Privatizing Social Security will help African Americans / Michael Tanner ; Social Security privatization will not help African Americans / William E. Spriggs ; Privatization of pension systems generally harms women / Ross Prizzia ; Private retirement accounts would be fairer than Social Security to women / Leanne Abdnor -- How do other countries approach social security? Britain is forced to supplement its privatized pension system / Alicia H. Munnell and Steven A. Sass ; Britain should not abandon pension privatization / James Banks ... [et al.] ; Chile's private pension system is a good model / Universia Knowledge@Wharton ; Chile's pension system has numerous problems / Christopher Tamborini.
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