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Topic 13: Current Social Security "reform" proposals
and other issues of interest to the class

A. Background - The fiscal problem =>

  • Baby boomers retire
  • Other important variables

B. Background - The proposals =>

  • Political positioning
  • The basic set of moves

C. Background - Issues and criteria =>

  • A basic trade-off
  • Transition issues
  • Effects on women, on minorities, on low-income workers
  • OAI only or all of Social Security

D. How you would solve the fiscal problem =>

E. Discussion =>

  • Course discussion of this topic will begin on April 16. You should have made your submission on solving Social Security's fiscal problem and be ready to join in by then.
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