The Power of the Bottom Line: Policy Implications of Cost Estimates for Paid Family Leave and Social Security
Publication Date: June 2001
Publisher(s): Economic Opportunity Institute
Author(s): Marilyn P. Watkins
Keywords: Social Security; Privitization; Bankruptcy
Considers cost estimates for implementation and funding a paid family leave program in Washington State in 2001. Describes the need for rational, nuanced, thorough and scholarly approaches to making projections and cost estimates that incorporate political consequences and policy outcomes.