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Reforming Social Security: The Case Against Individual Accounts

Munnell, Alicia H.

Abstract:

There have been many proposals for restoring financial balance to Social Security; this article presents a strong case for retaining the current defined benefit system and not replacing a portion or all of Social Security with a system of individual accounts.

Citation

Munnell, Alicia H. (1999), Reforming Social Security: The Case Against Individual Accounts, National Tax Journal, 52:4, pp. 803-18