TITLE

Dr. Feelgood

AUTHOR(S)
Cohn, Jonathan
PUB. DATE
June 2000
SOURCE
New Republic;06/19/2000, Vol. 222 Issue 25, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the efforts of Harvard University economist Martin Feldstein in promoting Social Security privatization in the U.S. Influence of the economist as an adviser of Texas Governor George W. Bush on his reform agenda; Claim of fellow economists that Feldstein has been politically expedient to the point of intellectual dishonesty in his promotion of privatization; Support of the economist on spending cuts; Description of the Social Security's impending solvency problem; Suggestion to solve the problem by a mix of benefit cuts and tax increases.
ACCESSION #
3205695

 

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