I’m speaking to today to the Council on Action for Aging at Henry Ford Senior Living Village. I’ll be talking about the economics of intergenerational transfers and how, contrary to the views put forth in much of the news media, the Social Security system is actually doing quite well and “will be there” when even the youngest among us retire.
Today, I reprised my presentation from last July to the Michigan Intergenerational Network. The topic is: Do the Old Gain At the Expense of the Young? An Economic View of Social Security, Medicare, and the Government Budget. This time the setting and audience was a guest lecture to the Madonna University Gerontology Dept.’s Policy
The Powerpoint file, MIN-IntergenerationalTransferPrograms-30jul2013 is available here.
An overview of the talk below the fold: More