Framing the social security debate values, politics, and economics

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Corporate Authors: National Academy of Social Insurance (U.S.). Conference, NetLibrary, Inc.
Other Authors: Arnold, R. Douglas, 1950-, Graetz, Michael J., Munnell, Alicia Haydock.
Online Access:Link to fulltext
Item Description:Papers presented at the tenth annual conference of the National Academy of Social Insurance, held in Washington D.C., on Jan. 29-30, 1998.
Physical Description:xi, 450 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Published: ©1998
ISBN:058503415X (electronic bk.)
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction / Alice H. Munnell
  • Values, politics, and economics in social security reform. A framework for considering social security reform / Michael J. Boskin
  • The economics of social security reform / Peter A. Diamond
  • A political science perspective on social security reform / Hugh Heclo
  • Penions and savings : in what form? / Dallas L. Salisbury
  • Defined contribution plans : risky business for plan participant / Regina T. Jefferson (discussant)
  • Questionable model for social security. Social security : in what form? Individual uncertainty in retirement income planning under different public pension regimes / Lawrence H. Thompson
  • Would privatized social security system really pay a higher rate of return? / John Geanakoplos, Olivia Mitchell, and Stephen P. Zeldes
  • Insuring against the consequences of widowhood in a reformed social security system / Karen C. Holden
  • Comments / Sylvester J. Schieber (discussant)
  • Comments / Henry J. Aaron (discussant)
  • Insights from social security reform abroad. The politics of pensions : lessons from abroad / R. Kent Weaver
  • The pension reform process in the United Kingdom / Richard Disney (discussant)
  • Reforming public pension / John Myles (discussant)
  • Social security pension reforms in Germany / Winfried Schmähl (discussant)-- The Canadian experience / David Walker (discussant)
  • Public investment in private markets. Investing public money in private markets : what are the right questions? / Theodore J. Angelis
  • Comments / Warren L. Batts (discussant)
  • Comments / Francis X. Cavanaugh (discussant)
  • Regulatory problems in privatizing social / Howell E. Jackson (discussant)
  • Comments / Ian Lanoff (discussant)
  • Public opinion and the politics of reforming social security
  • Myths and misunderstandings about public opinion toward social security : knowledge, support, and reformism
  • The political feasibility of social security reform / R. Douglas Arnold.