July 05, 2009
Off-balance-sheet federal liabilities
Just how much has the U.S. government promised to pay?
January 20, 2007
Bernanke and the Social Security Trust Fund
I would like to join Felix Salmon ,  in suggesting that Dean Baker has mischaracterized both Fed Chair Ben Bernanke's remarks to the Congress as well as the substantive policy questions on the table.
July 27, 2005
Time for optimism about Social Security
Precisely because several of the initiatives on Social Security seem to have stalled, the time may be ripe for some real progress to be made.
June 25, 2005
Concerns about the latest Social Security proposal
Having raised public awareness about the longer term challenges of funding Social Security, the Republicans now ride boldly to the rescue with-- a new accounting gimmick. To the extent that it amounts to anything more than that, I'm a little worried.