Posts Tagged ‘Social Security Act of 1935’

  • Thomas Sargent and Cutting the deficit

    John Maynard Keynes and the Generational Impact of Entitlements

    Jul 16, 14 • 105 Views • Economic Debates, Economic History, Economic Thinkers, Government, Health Care, Labor, Macroeconomic MeasurementNo Comments

    Before seeing how we are benefiting unequally from entitlement programs like Social Security and Medicare, let’s start with some history. During 1934, with unemployment high and production low, British economist John Maynard Keynes was reported to

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    Aging Benefits

    Apr 26, 12 • 214 Views • Economic History, Gender Issues, Government, Households, Macroeconomic Measurement, UncategorizedNo Comments

    When you combine better health care with generous pensions you get (choose one): happy retirees happy politicians insufficiently funded national pension programs the eurozone the United States other   To select an answer let’s begin with 1935. Just