Economic Insights into an Actuarial Issue: The Growth of Earnings in the Medium Range Future

Lukaczer, Moses
March 1965
Labor Law Journal;Mar65, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p176
Academic Journal
Focuses on the development of a growth factor which would indicate the rate at which earnings in the U.S. economy are likely to grow in the next 15 years. Comments on the growth factor for wages and salaries; Value of such a factor in projecting contributions into the social security trust funds; Information about a framework for projecting a growth factor.


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