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October 25, 2021

“The challenges presented and revealed by the pandemic offer a unique opportunity to strengthen the nation’s social insurance infrastructure. It is an honor to serve as Chair of the Academy’s Board of Directors at this poignant and exciting time.”

October 13, 2021

The 24th annual report provides the only comprehensive data on workers’ compensation benefits, coverage, and employer costs for the nation, the states, the District of Columbia, and federal programs over a five-year study period of 2015 – 2019.

September 1, 2021

The primer is a PowerPoint presentation of approximately 40 slides that provides factual background about Social Security, its benefits and finances, and some policy options to improve the program, updated to reflect data from the 2021 Trustees Report.

June 1, 2021

A distinguished team of epidemiologists, including former HHS officials and other public health experts, offer a fresh framework to understand variables affecting the pandemic’s path in this report.

Cover of report
May 10, 2021
This brief begins with an overview of the range of existing approaches abroad to the provision of universal LTSS, and then considers lessons from an in-depth case study of the German program.
March 17, 2021
The size and scope of the landmark $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act recently enacted are rightly receiving recognition for their boldness and for the contrast with what is now widely recognized as much-too-little assistance in the aftermath of the Great Recession.
March 1, 2021
Emilie Jackson, a post-doctoral fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research, is the recipient of the National Academy of Social Insurance’s 2021 John Heinz Dissertation Award.
February 22, 2021
The National Academy of Social Insurance has launched a new Task Force to identify and assess options for improving retirement security for older workers who are either in physically demanding jobs, facing health challenges, or both, but who do not currently qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI).

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Social insurance programs support indigenous peoples, but glaring gaps remain

Elaine Weiss, Policy Director

Saturday, October 9, 2021
In Memoriam: Jonathan Forman
Thursday, August 19, 2021
In Memoriam: Richard Trumka
Friday, August 6, 2021
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Barbara Bovbjerg
Barbara Bovbjerg
Chair, Task Force on Older Workers; Retirement Security Specialist
Neil R. Powe, MD
Neil R. Powe, MD
Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
Walt Dawson
Walt Dawson
Assistant Professor of Neurology, School of Medicine, and Assistant Professor, School of Public Health Oregon Health & Science University
David Autor and Michael Stepner
David Autor and Michael Stepner
Economists studying inequality and social insurance
June Hopkins
June Hopkins
Author and Historian

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Dec 15, 2021 2:00 pm 3:00 pm Medicare's Future: Improving Health Equity and Implications for EmployersWebinar
Wednesday, December 15 | 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET

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