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Hoxby on Intergenerational Redistribution on American Conversation Essentials

Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Hoxby on Intergenerational Redistribution

Senior Fellow Caroline Hoxby discusses the challenges posed by the intergenerational transfer of wealth from younger to older Americans. Under current financing mechanisms for Social Security and Medicare, benefits received by today's seniors exceed their contribution into the system.

Recorded on Wednesday, June 5, 2013