Members of the Economic Security Study Panel (Fall 2019)

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June 2023

This report of the COVID-19 Task Force Policy Translation Working Group assesses the performance of pre-existing social insurance and related programs, temporary changes in those programs made in response to the pandemic, and some new federal and state policies.

November 2022

The 25th annual workers’ compensation report produced by the Academy 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. This is the first annual report to include data reflecting the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, with a five-year study period from 2016 to 2020. The report includes 19 tables, 7 figures, and 5 appendices detailing outcomes related to workers’ compensation benefits, costs, and coverage.

June 2022

This report gathers evidence on the extent of economic insecurity in the United States today and provides an array of policy options that may help achieve the noble vision of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s 1935 Committee on Economic Security to assure “an adequate income to each human being in childhood, youth, middle age, or old age—in sickness or in health.”

William J. Arnone, Chief Executive Officer of the National Academy of Social Insurance
March 2022

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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.

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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.

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Bipartisan Momentum Grows for Updating SSI’s Asset Limits

Rebecca Vallas, Distinguished Fellow, National Academy of Social Insurance

Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Health Security: Problems and Potential Solutions

David Nexon, Academy Member

Saturday, February 17, 2024
In Memoriam: Jane Ross
Wednesday, January 31, 2024
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