Thursday, July 7, 2011

Testimony on Social Security's finances

This post is slightly delayed (due to shoulder surgery last week), but I recently testified that the Social Security subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee on Social Security's finances, with a particular focus on the effects of increasing the maximum taxable wage. Links to all the testimony are available below:

Witness List:

Thomas A. Barthold
Chief of Staff, Joint Committee on Taxation

Stephen C. Goss
Chief Actuary, Office of the Chief Actuary, Social Security Administration

Tim Lee
Texas Retired Teachers Association, on behalf of Coalition to Preserve Retirement Security

Alex Brill
Research Fellow, American Enterprise Institute

Mark J. Warshawsky, Ph.D.
Former Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy, U.S.Department of the Treasury

Andrew G. Biggs, Ph.D.
Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute

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