TITLE

THE POLITICS OF SOCIAL SECURITY REFORM

AUTHOR(S)
Hinchman, Grace
PUB. DATE
June 2002
SOURCE
Financial Executive;Jun2002, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p63
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article looks at the political aspects of Social Security policy reform. The effects of the Enron Corp. scandal and collapse are discussed, noting the amount of time and focus given by Congressional committees. The author believes that initiatives and financial investments will be necessary in order to equal the playing field between privatization and reducing benefits in Social Security. The politics of Social Security reform are not as well developed as the policy debate surrounding Social Security. The politics will ultimately be decided by monetary factors, as there can be no significant Social Security reform without a deficit-free budget.
ACCESSION #
11927658

 

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