Saturday, April 29, 2017

Upcoming event: “The Real Retirement Crisis: Not the One You Think,” featuring Andrew Biggs



Guest Speaker
Andrew Biggs
"The Real Retirement Crisis: Not the One You Think"
Thursday, May 4th, 2017
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

The Tax Foundation
1325 G St NW
Suite 950
Washington, DC 2000

Featured Guest:

Andrew G. Biggs is a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), where he studies Social Security reform, state and local government pensions, and public sector pay and benefits. Before joining AEI, Biggs was the principal deputy commissioner of the Social Security Administration (SSA), where he oversaw SSA’s policy research efforts. In 2005, as an associate director of the White House National Economic Council, he worked on Social Security reform. In 2001, he joined the staff of the President’s Commission to Strengthen Social Security. In 2013, the Society of Actuaries appointed Biggs co-vice chair of a blue ribbon panel tasked with analyzing the causes of underfunding in public pension plans and how governments can securely fund plans in the future. In 2014, Institutional Investor Magazine named him one of the 40 most influential people in the retirement world. In 2016, he was appointed by President Obama to be a member of the financial control board overseeing reforms to Puerto Rico’s budget and the restructuring of the island’s debts.

Biggs holds a bachelor’s degree from Queen’s University Belfast in Northern Ireland, master’s degrees from Cambridge University and the University of London, and a Ph.D. from the London School of Economics.

Andrew Biggs
Resident Scholar


Savings & Retirement Foundation

2012 Wyoming Avenue, Northwest


Washington, DC 20009

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