Year

2014

Series

WE focus series

DOI

10.17848/9780880994958

Abstract

Sass discusses the evolution of the U.S. Railroad Retirement System and whether its ability to invest its assets in private equities offers any lessons for Social Security.

Files

Full Book PDF

Download Full Text (889 KB)

Contents

  1. A Brief History of Railroad Retirement Programs
  2. The Appeal of Equity Investment
  3. The Railroad Retirement and Survivors' Improvement Act of 2001
  4. An Assessment to Date of the Reformed Railroad Retirement Program
  5. The Reform's Effect on Workers and Carriers
  6. Lessons for Social Security

ISBN

9780880994941 (pbk.)

Subject Areas

LABOR MARKET ISSUES; Retirement and pensions

Privatizing Railroad Retirement

Share

COinS
 

Citation

Sass, Steven A. 2014. Privatizing Railroad Retirement. Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. https://doi.org/10.17848/9780880994958

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 4.0 License.