Social Security

Paying People Not To Work: The Economic Cost Of The Social Security Retirement Earnings Limit

America is known throughout the world as the land of opportunity - a place where people can work hard and freely use their talents and abilities to make a better life for themselves and their children…

Private Alternatives to Social Security in Other Countries

The social security systems of nearly all developed countries and many less developed countries face a severe financial crisis as we move into the 21st century.

Social Security and Race

Black and White workers earning the same wages pay identical Social Security taxes. Yet because their higher mortality rates, black workers will receive far less in Social Security benefits then their…

Social Security: Who Gains? Who Loses?

When the baby boom generation retires and looks to a much smaller working populationto pay its benefits, Social Security will face a finalcial crisis of alarming magnitude. This will occur sometime in…

The Effect Of The Social Security System On Black Americans

Like many economic policies of government, Social Security allocates a tax burden and redistributes income among the American people. For some citizens, participation in Social Security will be a net…