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Privatizing social security

Alan L. Gustman

Privatizing social security

first round effects of a generic, voluntary, privatized U.S. social security system

by Alan L. Gustman

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social security -- United States -- Finance -- Econometric models.,
  • Privatization -- United States -- Econometric models.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAlan L. Gustman, Thomas L. Steinmeier.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper no. 5362, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 5362.
    ContributionsSteinmeier, Thomas L., National Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination50 p. :
    Number of Pages50
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22415540M

    Privatizing Social Security: First-Round Effects of a Generic, Voluntary, Privatized U.S. Social Security System: Alan L. Gustman, Thomas L. Steinmeier (p. - ) (bibliographic info) 9. Individual Financial Decisions in Retirement Saving Plans and the Provision of Resources for Retirement: James M. Poterba, David A. Wise (p. - Cited by:   Younger Americans are skeptical that Social Security will still be able to pay them benefits when they retire, but support the idea of privatization to a significantly greater degree than do older Americans. More generally, the level of public support for privatizing Social Security varies significantly, depending on how the plan is explained.

    The Transition Path in Privatizing Social Security National Bureau of Economic Research, Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA ; ; email: [email protected] Contact UsCited by: 1.   There is a progressive case for privatizing Social Security in the US. Decem Social Security it a defined benefit pension plan operated by the government. Quartz is owned by.

    Making all Social Security benefits taxable would bring the tax treatment of Social Security in line with that of private pensions. It would eliminate 13 percent of the deficit. Privatize Social Security, Los Angeles, California. likes. The Universal Savings Account (The USA Plan) The American Government needs to work better for Followers:


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