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Social security reform: an overview

Recent decades have seen a trend toward longer life expectancy and reduced birth rates across the globe. This is good news -- the pressures created by rapid population growth are being relaxed, and people are more likely to live to old age -- but it creates problems for programs such as Social Security, which are designed to provide for the consumption needs of the elderly. In the United States, the retirement of the baby boom generation will result in a decrease in the number of workers per Social Security beneficiary from 3.3 now to 2.2 in the year 2030. The decrease in the ratio of workers ...
New England Economic Review , Issue Nov , Pages 3-16

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North Texas income dip may reflect decline in education

Southwest Economy , Issue Sep , Pages 10

Conference Paper
It's High Time to Privatize: Panel Discussion

Conference Series ; [Proceedings]

Journal Article
The personal security system: a framework for reforming Social Security

Review , Issue Mar , Pages 11-13

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A primer on social security systems and reforms

This article reviews the characteristics of different social security systems. Many configurations arise depending on the nature of a system?s funding and determination of benefits. Many reforms propose changing the U.S. Social Security system. The authors focus their analysis of the transition from a pay-as-you-go to a fully funded system. They argue that the key component of any reform is the treatment of the implicit liabilities of a country?s social security system. The welfare gains accruing to some cohorts as a result of such reforms usually stem from either a partial or complete ...
Review , Volume 93 , Issue Jan , Pages 19-35

Journal Article
The fiscal problem of the 21st century

FRBSF Economic Letter

Working Paper
Home production and Social Security reform

This paper incorporates home production into a dynamic general equilibrium model of overlapping generations with endogenous retirement to study Social Security reforms. As such, the model differentiates both consumption goods and labor effort according to their respective roles in home production and market activities. Using a calibrated model, we find that eliminating the current pay-as-you-go Social Security system has important implications for both labor supply and consumption decisions and that these decisions are influenced by the presence of a home production technology. Comparing our ...
Working Papers , Paper 12-5

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Privatizing U.S. Social Security: some possible effects on intergenerational equity and the economy

Review , Issue Mar , Pages 31-37

Speech
Social Security reform and demographic reality

Presentation at Delta State University, Cleveland, Miss., Oct. 19, 2004
Speech , Paper 12

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