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  • With annual expenditures of over $600 Billion, Social Security is the largest government program in the U.S. Social Security is also the...

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Is Social Security Part of the Social Safety Net?, Jeffrey R. Brown, Julia Lynn Coronado, Don Fullerton. in Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 23, Brown and Poterba. 2009

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