Social Security and Public Opinion
Publication Date: March 2002
Publisher(s): Economic Opportunity Institute
Author(s): Marilyn P. Watkins
Keywords: Social Security; Retirement benefits; Individual investment
Examines the social insurance structure of Social Security, specifically how it protects low-income as well as high-income earners, weathers recessions and stock market crashes, and ensures that no one will outlive their benefits. Presents key facts and finding related to broad-based support of Social Security reform nationwide.