Didn't we `save' Social Security in 1983?
- No easy way out. Attarian, John // Reason;Jul96, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p32
Focuses on the efforts of the US Advisory Council on Social Security and Medicare to implement reform in the Social Security system. Expected collapse of the system due to the retirement of baby boomers; Proposal to divide Social Security's payroll tax into two tiers.
- Social Security reform in Latin America. Mitchell, Olivia S. // Review (00149187);Mar/Apr98, Vol. 80 Issue 2, p15
Discusses the social security reform program of the Chilean government. What the Chilean social reform accomplished; Latin American countries that followed in the footsteps of Chile; Assessment of the Latin model for social security reform.
- The market to the rescue? The promise--and the price--of the new Social Security investment... Miller, Susan // Current Issues in Economics & Finance;Aug97, Vol. 3 Issue 10, p1
Examines how the US Advisory Council on Social Security's investment proposal can address Social Security's perceived shortcomings. Effect of the Advisory Council's proposals on key aspects of Social Security's program; Investment features of the reform plans; Benefits; Effectiveness; Focus;...
- Stocks won't close pension gap. Lenkowsy, Leslie // Indianapolis Business Journal;01/27/97, Vol. 17 Issue 46, p7A
Opinion. Comments on the recommendation of the US Advisory Council on Social Security to place up to 40 percent of the fund's income in stocks of private companies. Gap between the promises of government retirement programs and the income available to pay for them; Program's projected 75-year...
- Who Are the Truly Needy? Lampman, Robert J. // Business Forum;Winter83, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p8
Reports on key issues and developments relevant to the social welfare policy under the administration of U.S. President Ronald Reagan. Reduction of the share of gross national product devoted to domestic programs; Preservation of the social safety net to protect the needy; Reductions in social...
- Medicare reform may hint at fixing Social Security. Brostoff, Steven // National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;1/20/97, Vol. 101 Issue 3, p29
Reports that since the Advisory Council on Social Security has concluded its work and was unable to reach a consensus, observers believe that an upcoming debate over Medicare should provide some clues about how Congress will deal with Social Security reform. Comments made by Melissa Kahn,...
- Excerpt from the report of the 1994-95 Advisory Council on Social Security: Findings and... // Social Security Bulletin;Winter96, Vol. 59 Issue 4, p51
Presents the excerpts of the findings and recommendations of the US Advisory Council on Social Security Report. Long-term balance; Long-term balance beyond the 75-year horizon; Contribution/benefit ratios; Public confidence; Findings include the four-tier retirement system, early action on...
- Strategies of Social Reform in Russia. Rimashevskaia, Natalia // Russian Politics & Law;Jul/Aug2003, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p5
Focuses on the strategies for a social reform in Russia. Prevention of the threat to social security; Support of the family to the reform; Recommended basis of social policy.
- Social Security Reform and the American Creed. Fraser, Ronald // San Diego Business Journal;10/28/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 43, p51
Discusses dogmas about the nature of a good society recognized by U.S. citizens which can be applied to justify the privatization of the country's Social Security system. Individualism; Populism; Egalitarianism.