Demographic Effects on the Equity of Social Security Benefits

  • Henry J. Aaron
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This paper examines the impact on social security benefits and taxes of (a) differential mortality by race, income, education, sex, and marital status; (b) differing ages of entry into the labour force; and (c) different lifetime earnings profiles.


Labour Force Social Security Social Security System Earning Growth Social Security Benefit 
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© International Economic Association 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • Henry J. Aaron
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  1. 1.Brookings InstitutionUniversity of MarylandUSA

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