Social Security Reform: Economic Issues

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This report tackles the issue of Social Security reform from an economic perspective that focuses not merely on reform that achieves programmatic sustainability (sustainability within the trust fund), but reform that achieves sustainability for the government and economy as a whole. The President has indicated that Social Security reform will be a major issue in the 109th Congress. For some time comprehensive reform has been an issue of debate in Congress, but no major action has occurred.

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Gravelle, Jane & Labonte, Marc December 3, 2004.

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  • Gravelle, Jane Senior Specialist in Economic Policy, Government and Finance Division
  • Labonte, Marc Analyst in Economics, Government and Finance Division

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  • Series Title: 109th Congress

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This report tackles the issue of Social Security reform from an economic perspective that focuses not merely on reform that achieves programmatic sustainability (sustainability within the trust fund), but reform that achieves sustainability for the government and economy as a whole. The President has indicated that Social Security reform will be a major issue in the 109th Congress. For some time comprehensive reform has been an issue of debate in Congress, but no major action has occurred.

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Gravelle, Jane & Labonte, Marc. Social Security Reform: Economic Issues, report, December 3, 2004; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc855859/: accessed December 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.