May 29, 2008

    A policy discussion on Thursday, May 29, 2008

    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

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

    Discussion with audience


    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.