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Social Security and the Stock Market: How the Pursuit of Market Magic Shapes the System

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  • Alicia H. Munnell

    (Center for Retirement Research at Boston College)

  • Steven A. Sass

    (Center for Retirement Reserach at Boston College)

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The authors explore whether equities could help solve the woes facing the U.S. retirement system in general, and the Social Security shortfall in particular.

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This book is provided by W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research in its series Books from Upjohn Press with number sssm and published in 2006.

ISBN: cloth 9780880992916 paper 9780880992909
Handle: RePEc:upj:ubooks:sssm

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Keywords: social security; retirement; equities; carve-outs; add-ons; investments; pensions;

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  1. Ashby H.B. Monk & Steven A. Sass, 2009. "Risk Pooling and the Market Crash: Lessons From Canada's Pension Plan," Issues in Brief ib2009-9-12, Center for Retirement Research, revised Jun 2009.

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