Articles by William Sterling

From "Peace of Mind" to "A Piece of the Action"

Much of the current angst about the future of the Social Security system can be traced back to an obscure technical debate in 1976 about how initial benefits should be adjusted to account for the pernicious impact of inflation. If... Read More

The Trillion-Dollar Question

If President Bush pushes ahead with his proposal to privatize some portion of Social Security, politicians will almost certainly be forced to engage in a heated debate about a fairly obscure and technical topic: should Social Security's initial benefits... Read More

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