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Journal Article

Social Security's treatment of postwar generations


Abstract: Social Security's tax treatment of distinct groups varies widely among postwar generations: Women, whites, and the college educated have lower lifetime net tax rates than do men, non-whites, and those without a college education. Among income groups, the middle class faces the highest lifetime net tax rate

Keywords: Social security;

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Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

Part of Series: Economic Commentary

Publication Date: 1998

Issue: Nov

Order Number: 1