Wharton Pension Research Council Working Papers


Stephen C. Goss

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The published version of this Working Paper may be found in the 1999 publication: Prospects for Social Security Reform.

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All findings, interpretations, and conclusions of this paper represent the views of the author(s) and not those of the Wharton School or the Pension Research Council. © 1999 Pension Research Council of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. All rights reserved.


The author wishes to acknowledge members of the Office of the Chief Actuary at the Social Security Administration, past and present, for their dedication and effort in developing the measures discussed in this chapter. Seung An, Orlo Nichols, and William Ritchie have been instrumental in developing the measures and estimates of solvency presented here and in the annual reports of the Social Security Board of Trustees.

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Date Posted: 26 February 2020