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A simple proposal for privatizing Social Security

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  • David Altig
  • Jagadeesh Gokhale

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An argument that shifting to a privatized, funded and contribution-based Social Security system could provide undiminished benefits to current retirees while simultaneously preserving the promise of a secure retirement for today's workers and their descendants.

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Article provided by Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland in its journal Economic Commentary.

Volume (Year): (1996)
Issue (Month): May ()
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Handle: RePEc:fip:fedcec:y:1996:i:may1

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Cited by:
  1. Walter M. Cadette, . "Safeguarding Social Security, The Challenge of Financing the Baby Boom's Retirement," Economics Public Policy Brief Archive ppb_34, Levy Economics Institute.
  2. David Altig & Jagadeesh Gokhale, 1997. "Social Security privatization: a simple proposal," Working Paper 9703, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
  3. David Neumark & Elizabeth Powers, 1996. "Consequences of means testing Social Security: evidence from the SSI program," Working Paper 9618, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
  4. Walter M. Cadette, 1997. "Social Security: The Challenge of Financing the Baby-Boom's Retirement," Macroeconomics 9711010, EconWPA.

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