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Growing Risks for Workers and Growing Fiscal Deficits: Challenges for Social Insurance

Growing Risks for Workers and Growing Fiscal Deficits: Challenges for Social Insurance

May 29, 2008, 3:30 pm 5:15 pm
Location
National Press Club
529 14th Street, NW
Ballroom
Washington, DC 20045
United States
Contact Sarah Cody

Join us for this policy discussion on Thursday, May 29, 2008, prior to the reception and presentation of the 2008 Robert M. Ball Award to Peter A. Diamond.

Insights from Behavioral Economics to Control Health Costs
Peter Orszag, Director, Congressional Budget Office

Sustaining Social Security Benefits
Stephen C. Goss, Chief Actuary, Social Security Administration

Americans’ Views on Public Benefits and Costs
Andrea Louise Campbell, Hayes Career Development Associate Professor of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Commentary
Peter A. Diamond, Institute Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Discussion with audience

Adjourn


This event is part of the Robert M. Ball Living Legacy Series, which furthers the ideals of NASI’s founding chair, who died in January 2008. The series promotes social insurance as a means to achieve economic justice and security for American workers and families. Funding for this event is provided by The Ford Foundation.