What To Do About The Social Security Earnings Test?
AbstractThe Social Security earnings test is one of the least popular features of Social Security. It also is one of the most widely misunderstood. This issue in brief discusses how the earnings test functions and examines options for reform.
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- NEP-ALL-2003-04-13 (All new papers)
- NEP-LAB-2003-04-13 (Labour Economics)
- NEP-LTV-2003-04-13 (Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty)
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