Journals Higher Education



Published: 08 March 2012

480 Pages | 50 black and white line drawings


ISBN: 9780199890958

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The Predictable Surprise

Unraveling the U.S. Retirement System

Sylvester J. Schieber

  • Provides a concise and current analysis of US retirement policy and debate, currently affecting 60 million Americans and their families
  • Schieber, who was Chairman of the Social Security Advisory Board, is a leading expert on retirement policy
  • Shows that the impending retirement crisis has been heralded for decades, but we have not addressed it
  • Includes compact, insightful histories of Social Security and other retirement plans, as well as prudent suggestions for policy reform
  • Perfectly coincides with the primaries and general election, given the hot-button issues discussed

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