Individual Accounts for Social Security Reform: International Perspectives on the U. S. Debate / Edition 1

Individual Accounts for Social Security Reform: International Perspectives on the U. S. Debate / Edition 1

by John Turner
     
 

ISBN-10: 0880992824

ISBN-13: 9780880992824

Pub. Date: 12/01/2005

Publisher: Upjohn, W. E. Institute for Employment Research

Individual Accounts for Social Security Reform: International Perspectives on the U.S. Debate

John Turner

This book relies primarily on economic analysis and foreign experience for assessing mandatory individual accounts, but it also discusses 401(k) plans and the Thrift Savings Plan for federal government workers. The focus is on issues relevant to…  See more details below

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Individual Accounts for Social Security Reform: International Perspectives on the U.S. Debate

John Turner

This book relies primarily on economic analysis and foreign experience for assessing mandatory individual accounts, but it also discusses 401(k) plans and the Thrift Savings Plan for federal government workers. The focus is on issues relevant to including individual accounts in social security in the United States and in other high-income countries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780880992824
Publisher:
Upjohn, W. E. Institute for Employment Research
Publication date:
12/01/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
195
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

1 - Individual Accounts and Social Security Reform
2 - Introduction to Individual Accounts
3 - Individual Accounts in social Security Reform: The Debate
4 - Agency Risk and the Management of Individual Account Investments by Corporations and Mutual Funds
5 - Individual Management Risk
6 - Labor Market Issues
7 - Benefits and Taxes
8 - Summary and Conclusions
Appendix A - Dealing with Financial Market Risk: Guarantees in Individual Accounts
Appendix B - Labor Market Distortions Due to Contribution Evasion and Avoidance
References
The Author
Index

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