The Virtues of Personal Accounts for Social Security: A Comment to Lazear
AbstractEdward P. Lazear‘s thesis that “personal accounts are more consistent with economic principles, avoid government moral hazard, and provide more security than government Social Security” is unsound. The same applies to a number of other statements that are made in the process of expounding the main thesis.
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Length: 4 pages
Date of creation: 09 Jun 2005
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Personal accounts; social security; pensions;
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