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The Resource Risk aspects of investment-based social security reform, edited by John Y. Campbell and Martin Feldstein, (electronic book)

Risk aspects of investment-based social security reform, edited by John Y. Campbell and Martin Feldstein, (electronic book)

Label
Risk aspects of investment-based social security reform
Title
Risk aspects of investment-based social security reform
Statement of responsibility
edited by John Y. Campbell and Martin Feldstein
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Our current social security system operates on a pay-as-you-go basis; benefits are paid almost entirely out of current revenues. As the ratio of retirees to taxpayers increases, concern about the high costs of providing benefits in a pay-as-you-go system has led economists to explore other options. One involves "prefunding," in which a person's withholdings are invested in financial instruments, such as stocks and bonds, the eventual returns from which would fund his or her retirement. The risks such a system would introduce--such as the volatility in the market prices of investment a
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Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HD7125
LC item number
.R57 2001eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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  • Campbell, John Y.
  • Feldstein, Martin S.
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  • Privatization
  • Social security
  • Social security
Label
Risk aspects of investment-based social security reform, edited by John Y. Campbell and Martin Feldstein, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Papers presented at a NBER conference held in Islamorala, Florida, January, 1999
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ebr10276715
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xi, 496 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780226092553
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Risk aspects of investment-based social security reform, edited by John Y. Campbell and Martin Feldstein, (electronic book)
Publication
Note
Papers presented at a NBER conference held in Islamorala, Florida, January, 1999
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ebr10276715
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xi, 496 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780226092553
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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