Bruce Webb on Social Security: The Collection
In honor of Bruce Webb’s “hibernation” post (and reinvigoration of his own blog), a partial retrospective of his 50-part series (for which some enterprising publisher should contract for a book version):
Intergenerational Equity, Unfunded Liability and Selfish Boomers
Social Security 2027: A date for action?
CBO: Updated Long-Term Projections for Social Security
Soc Sec XLIV: ‘We can’t grow our way out of this’ (to which Bruce notes, si, se puede)
Soc Sec XLIII: Solvency: Demographics or Productivity?
Soc Sec XLII: Unfunded Obligation and Transition Cost
Soc Sec XLI: Why not assume Low Cost?
Soc Sec XL: Double books and the ‘No Economist Left Behind’ Challenge
Soc Sec XXXIX: Pay/Go & Unfunded Liabilities
Soc Sec XXXVIII: Financing Shortfall
Soc Sec XXXVII: Backwards Transfers: Biggs Responds
Links to the rest of the posts are available from Bruce here (posts 24-44) and here (0-23).