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The Resource The predictable surprise : the unraveling of the U.S. retirement system, Sylvester J. Schieber

The predictable surprise : the unraveling of the U.S. retirement system, Sylvester J. Schieber

Label
The predictable surprise : the unraveling of the U.S. retirement system
Title
The predictable surprise
Title remainder
the unraveling of the U.S. retirement system
Statement of responsibility
Sylvester J. Schieber
Title variation
  • U.S. retirement system
  • United States retirement system
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In "The Predictable Surprise", Sylvester J. Schieber shows that forewarnings of the coming retirement crisis have been apparent for decades, but we have never mustered the political will to address the problem. This book explains how we have gotten into the retirement predicament and where we can go from here
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schieber, Sylvester J
Dewey number
331.25/20973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HD7125
LC item number
.S327 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social security
  • Old age pensions
  • Retirement income
  • Old age pensions
  • Retirement income
  • Social security
  • United States
  • Soziale Sicherheit
  • Altersversorgung
  • Rente
  • USA
  • Retirement income
  • Pensionssystem
  • Social security
  • Old age pensions
  • Retirement income
Label
The predictable surprise : the unraveling of the U.S. retirement system, Sylvester J. Schieber
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 383-421) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Foundations and fault lines. Retirement USA ; Early motivations behind the pension movement -- Part II. Social security : the dream and reality. Development and passage of the Social Security Act ; Early concerns prove nagging and persistent ; Moving to pay-as-you-go financing ; A deal too good to last ; Operations under pay-as-you-go financing ; Crisis and reactions : conflict, consensus and surprise ; Sorting out the trust fund semantics and realities ; Policy stalemate at the demographic divide ; Understanding Social Security in modern times -- Part III. Employer-based pension provision. Employer pensions taking root ; Growing pains for private retirement plans ; ERISA : the transition to a new regulatory regime ; The 1980s : a decade of regulatory schizophrenia ; Good intentions gone awry ; Some good news ... or not ; The unfolding of a predictable defined benefit surprise ; And then, a predictable defined contribution surprise ; Public pensions : the good, the bad, and the ugly -- Part IV: Delivering benefits and providing retirement security. Retirement income security and workers' residuals ; End game : a gold watch, pat on the back, and more ; We've killed the goose, let's gild the eggs ; Tax benefits and benefit taxes ; Retiree health benefits : misfortune or malpractice -- Part V. Truth and consequences. The fellow behind the tree ; Securing the Social Security foundation ; Securing tax-favored benefits and living standards ; Remembering the future -- Glossary
Control code
ocn745766043
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxii, 452 pages
Isbn
9780199890958
Lccn
2011031971
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780199890958
  • (OCoLC)745766043
Label
The predictable surprise : the unraveling of the U.S. retirement system, Sylvester J. Schieber
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 383-421) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Foundations and fault lines. Retirement USA ; Early motivations behind the pension movement -- Part II. Social security : the dream and reality. Development and passage of the Social Security Act ; Early concerns prove nagging and persistent ; Moving to pay-as-you-go financing ; A deal too good to last ; Operations under pay-as-you-go financing ; Crisis and reactions : conflict, consensus and surprise ; Sorting out the trust fund semantics and realities ; Policy stalemate at the demographic divide ; Understanding Social Security in modern times -- Part III. Employer-based pension provision. Employer pensions taking root ; Growing pains for private retirement plans ; ERISA : the transition to a new regulatory regime ; The 1980s : a decade of regulatory schizophrenia ; Good intentions gone awry ; Some good news ... or not ; The unfolding of a predictable defined benefit surprise ; And then, a predictable defined contribution surprise ; Public pensions : the good, the bad, and the ugly -- Part IV: Delivering benefits and providing retirement security. Retirement income security and workers' residuals ; End game : a gold watch, pat on the back, and more ; We've killed the goose, let's gild the eggs ; Tax benefits and benefit taxes ; Retiree health benefits : misfortune or malpractice -- Part V. Truth and consequences. The fellow behind the tree ; Securing the Social Security foundation ; Securing tax-favored benefits and living standards ; Remembering the future -- Glossary
Control code
ocn745766043
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxii, 452 pages
Isbn
9780199890958
Lccn
2011031971
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780199890958
  • (OCoLC)745766043

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