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The Truth About Social Security and Medicare

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  • Henry Aaron

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Social security and Medicare present entirely different challenges, says this authority. But you would not know that to listen to Alan Greenspan's comments last winter. He said both programs would have to be cut. In contrast, future social security obligations can be accommodated without serious changes, this noted economist argues. The growth of Medicare obligations is much faster and will indeed require serious attention.

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Article provided by M.E. Sharpe, Inc. in its journal Challenge.

Volume (Year): 47 (2004)
Issue (Month): 3 (May)
Pages: 27-41

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Handle: RePEc:mes:challe:v:47:y:2004:i:3:p:27-41

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