Published: February, 2007

February 1-2, 2007

PowerPoint presentations made during Session V, “Do We Need a New Social Contract? How Would We Pay for It?” at NASI’s 19th Annual Conference, For the Common Good: What Role for Social Insurance?

Moderator: Lawrence Thompson, Urban Institute

The Social Contract and Retirement Security
Regina Jefferson, Catholic University

Political Perspectives on the Financing of Social Benefits
Kimberly Morgan, George Washington University

Funding the Social Contract
Michael Graetz, Yale Law School

Breaking Out of Our Present Mindset: The Idea of Freedom As the Way Forward
John Schwarz, University of Arizona

Providing Security to Expand Opportunity
Jacob Hacker, Yale University

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

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