Social Security Privatization

Participants talked about proposed plans to reform the Social Security system, including proposals to partially privatize the system for… read more

Participants talked about proposed plans to reform the Social Security system, including proposals to partially privatize the system for younger workers. Among the issues they addressed were predictions about the solvency of Social Security, costs of administering the old and new systems, and potential political pitfalls of alterations to the system’s administration. Following their remarks they answered questions from the audience. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Henry Aaron Director (Former) Brookings Institution->Economic Studies
  • Kenneth Apfel Commissioner (Former) Social Security Administration
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Social Security Privatization

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185170-1
Category:
National Press Club
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 14, 2005
Last Aired:
Jan 18, 2005

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  • Jan 14, 2005 | 10:07pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 15, 2005 | 1:51am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 15, 2005 | 5:21am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 17, 2005 | 12:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 18, 2005 | 2:21pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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