Tuesday, June 30, 2009

New Book: Social Security Policy in a Changing Environment

The National Bureau of Economic Research has released a new book, Social Security Policy in a Changing Environment, edited by Jeffrey Brown, Jeffrey Liebman and David A. Wise.

Table of Contents

    1. Removing the Disincentives in Social Security for Long Careers: Gopi Shah Goda, John B. Shoven, Sita Nataraj Slavov

Comment: Erzo F. P. Luttmer

    2. Notional Defined Contribution Pension Systems in a Stochastic Context: Design and Stability: Alan J. Auerbach, Ronald Lee

Comment: Jeffrey Liebman

    3. Reforming Social Security with Progressive Personal Accounts: John Geanakoplos, Stephen P. Zeldes

Comment: Jason Furman

    4. Who Chooses Defined Contribution Plans?: Jeffrey R. Brown, Scott J. Weisbenner

Comment: Brigitte C. Madrian

    5. The Importance of Default Options for Retirement Saving Outcomes: Evidence from the United States: John Beshears, James J. Choi, David Laibson, Brigitte C. Madrian

Comment: Jeffrey R. Brown

    6. Reducing the Risk of Investment-Based Social Security Reform: Martin Feldstein

Comment: David W. Wilcox

    7. Pricing Personal Account Benefit Guarantees: A Simplified Approach: Andrew Biggs, Clark Burdick, Kent Smetters

Comment: George G. Pennacchi

    8. Reducing Social Security PRA Risk at the Individual Level: Life-Cycle Funds and No-Loss Strategies: James M. Poterba, Joshua Rauh, Steven F. Venti, David A. Wise

Comment: Douglas W. Elmendorf

    9. Changing Progresivity as a Means of Risk Protection in Investment-Based Social Security: Andrew A. Samwick

Comment: Michael Hurd

    10. The Decline of Defined Benefit Retirement Plans and Asset Flows: James M. Poterba, Steven F. Venti, David A. Wise

Comment: Jonathan Skinner

    11. Demographic Change, Relative Factor Prices, International Capital Flows, and Their Differential Effects on the Welfare of Generations : Alexander Ludwig, Dirk Krüger, Axel Börsch-Supan

Comment: James M. Poterba

    12. Is the U.S. Population Behaving Healthier?: David M. Cutler, Edward L. Glaeser, Allison B. Rosen

Comment: James P. Smith

It's not a cheap book, but it may be possible to find some versions of the papers available online. More information on acquiring this book

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