Revisiting the Ethical Basis for Social Insurance

Published: February 2007

February 1-2, 2007

PowerPoint presentations made during Session I, “Revisiting the Ethical Basis for Social Insurance," at NASI's 19th Annual Conference, For the Common Good: What Role for Social Insurance?

Moderator: Williams Spriggs, Howard University

Social Insurance as Organized Altruism
Deborah Stone, Dartmouth College A New Social Contract

A New Social Contract?
William Galston, Brookings Institution

The Risks of Social Insurance
Michael Barone, U.S. News and World Report

The Efficiency of Social Insurance
Robert Kuttner, The American Prospect

**A webcast of this session by, a free service of the Kaiser Family Foundation, is available at