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The Distributional Aspects of Social Security and Social Security Reform

Martin Feldstein and Jeffrey B. Liebman, editors

Conference held October 21-23, 1999
Published in January 2002 by University of Chicago Press
© 2002 by the National Bureau of Economic Research

NBER Program(s):AG, PE

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376 pages
ISBN: 0-226-24106-8

Table of Contents

1. Front matter, The Distributional Aspects of Social Security and Social Security Reform: Martin S. Feldstein, Jeffrey B. Liebman (p. -10 - 0) (bibliographic info) (download)
Introduction: Martin S. Feldstein, Jeffrey B. Liebman (p. 1 - 10) (bibliographic info) (download)
2. Redistribution in the Current U.S. Social Security System: Jeffrey B. Liebman (p. 11 - 48) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
3. Guaranteed Income. SSI and the Well-Being of the Elderly Poor: Kathleen M. McGarry (p. 49 - 84) (bibliographic info) (download)
4. The Impact of Social Security and Other Factors on the Distribution of Wealth: Jagadeesh Gokhale, Laurence J. Kotlikoff (p. 85 - 114) (bibliographic info) (download)
5. Social Security and Inequality over the Life Cycle: Angus S. Deaton, Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas, Christina Paxson (p. 115 - 148) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
6. Long-Run Effects of Social Security Reform Proposals on Lifetime Progressivity: Julia Lynn Coronado, Don Fullerton, Thomas Glass (p. 149 - 206) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
7. Social Security's Treatment of Postwar Americans. How Bad Can It Get?: Jagadeesh Gokhale, Laurence J. Kotlikoff (p. 207 - 262) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
8. The Distributional Effects of an Investment-Based Social Security System: Martin S. Feldstein, Jeffrey B. Liebman (p. 263 - 326) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
9. Distributional Effects in a General Equilibrium Analysis of Social Security: Laurence J. Kotlikoff, Kent Smetters, Jan Walliser (p. 327 - 370) (bibliographic info) (download)
10. The Economics of Bequests in Pensions and Social Security: Martin S. Feldstein, Elena Ranguelova (p. 371 - 400) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
11. Differential Mortality and the Value of Individual Account Retirement Annuities: Jeffrey Brown (p. 401 - 446) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
12. Appendix. Estimating Life Tables That Reflect Socioeconomic Differences In Mortality : Jeffrey Brown, Jeffrey B. Liebman, Joshua Pollet (p. 447 - 458) (bibliographic info) (download)
13. Contributors: (p. 459 - 460) (bibliographic info) (download)
14. Author Index: (p. 461 - 464) (bibliographic info) (download)
15. Subject Index: (p. 465 - 469) (bibliographic info) (download)
 
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