Issue Briefs

Social Insurance Committee annual issue brief offering an actuarial perspective on the Social Security Trustees Report.  (May 1, 2007)

Social Security Committee issue brief on Investing Social Security Assets in the Securities Market.
(March 1, 2007)

Pension Committee issue brief discussing the value of defined benefit (DB) pension plans. (July 3, 2006)

Retirement Security Principles Task Force issue brief examining how to modernize America's retirement programs to keep pace with longevity. (April 24, 2006)

Social Security Committee issue brief on the use of stochastic models in analyzing Social Security.
(October 1, 2005)

Multiemployer Plans Task Force issue brief identifying several key principles of pension funding reform for multiemployer pension plans. (January 3, 2005)

Social Insurance Committee 2004 election guide on "The Questions Candidates Should Answer About ... Social Security Reform." (March 1, 2004)

Social Security Committee issue brief examining social adequacy and individual equity in Social Security (updates a 1998 issue brief.) (January 1, 2004)

Social Insurance Committee issue brief that examines the issues that policymakers would need to address if they were to create an individual account program for Social Security. (October 1, 2003)

Pension Committee issue brief examining whipsaw calculations for pension plans. (February 3, 2003)

Pension Committee issue brief examining defined benefit (DB) plans with 401(k) features. (January 1, 2003)

Social Security Committee issue brief examining quantitative measures for evaluating Social Security reform proposals. (April 1, 2002)

Social Security Committee issue brief examining annuitization of Social Security individual accounts.
(November 1, 2001)