Thursday, May 26, 2011

Upcoming event: Envisioning the Future of Social Insurance in a Competitive Economy

Envisioning the Future of Social Insurance in a Competitive Economy

Policy Seminar in Conjunction with NASI's 25th Anniversary Celebration

Is social insurance the best way to manage the risks associated with health, retirement, and the vicissitudes of the labor market in the new economy? Which risks should be borne by individuals, which resolved by the market, and which pooled across society? And how can these risks be managed in a way that promotes economic dynamism and growth?

June 8, 2011  1:00–4:30 pm
Washington Court Hotel • 525 New Jersey Avenue NW • Washington, DC

Registration for this event is free



Lisa Mensah, The Aspen Institute

Keynote:  Social Insurance in a Competitive Economy

Jacob Hacker, Yale University

Managing Risks in the New Economy and Demography

Moderator: William Rodgers III, Rutgers University

  • James Roosevelt, Jr., Tufts Health Plan

Securing Our Health: Constraints and Possibilities

  • Thomas Geoghegan, Despres, Schwartz & Geoghegan, Ltd.

Social Security Plus: Making Retirement Less Daunting and More Secure

  • Heather Boushey, Center for American Progress

Children At Risk: How Can Social Insurance Do More?


Kathleen Connell, University of California Retirement Security Institute
Trudy Lieberman, Columbia Journalism Review

The Challenge for Policymakers and the Media: Changing the National Conversation

Maya Rockeymoore, Global Policy Solutions

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Following the policy seminar, please join NASI for an evening event celebrating distinguished honorees for their outstanding contributions to America's social insurance programs – and celebrating the vital role of social insurance for economic security and a vibrant economy. Click here for tickets and more information about the celebration event.

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