This event features an in-depth explanation of the trustees’ projections of Social Security’s long-term finances. Attendees will hear from the Chief Actuary of the Social Security Administration, Stephen C. Goss, and other experts. Panelists will answer questions such as: Will benefits be adequate to meet retirees’ needs in the coming decades? Can we afford Social Security in the long term? What options do policymakers have to ensure that Social Security remains adequate and secure for the long term?
- Stephen C. Goss, Chief Actuary, Social Security Administration
Social Security Actuarial Status: The 2017 Annual Report of the Board of Trustees of the OASI and DI Trust Funds, Key Results under Immediate Assumptions
- Jason Fichtner, Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center at George Mason University
2017 Social Security Trustees Report: Social Security Disability Insurance Program Financial Outlook and Trends
- Elliot Schreur, Research Associate, National Academy of Social Insurance
Social Security as Insurance Across the Life Course
- Mikki D. Waid, Senior Fellow, National Academy of Social Insurance
Social Security is Vital to All Americans
Attendees will receive the new National Academy of Social Insurance brief, Social Security Finances: Findings of the 2017 Trustees Report.
The National Academy of Social Insurance is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization made up of the nation's leading experts on social insurance. Its mission is to advance solutions to challenges facing the nation by increasing public understanding of how social insurance contributes to economic security.
(Senate Budget Committee Hearing room)
Washington, DC 20510