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Shoven, John B.

Works: 152 works in 609 publications in 3 languages and 20,447 library holdings
Genres: Conference proceedings  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Thesis advisor
Classifications: HD7125, 368.4300973
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The real deal the history and future of social security by Sylvester J Schieber( file )
8 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 2,629 libraries worldwide
Should the United States privatize Social Security? by Henry J Aaron( file )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 2,209 libraries worldwide
On the privatization of social security in the U.S
The evolving pension system trends, effects, and proposals for reform by William G Gale( file )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 1,759 libraries worldwide
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Public policy toward pensions ( file )
8 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,746 libraries worldwide
Private pensions and public policies by William G Gale( file )
12 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,533 libraries worldwide
"The original versions of the contributions in this volume were presented at a conference at the Brookings Institution in September 2000"--P. 1
Administrative aspects of investment-based social security reform by John B Shoven( file )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 1,291 libraries worldwide
Social security reform in the United States continues to be a pressing and contentious issue, with advocates touting some form of a centralized or a privatized system of personal accounts. In general, centralized systems offer low administrative costs, but are potentially subject to political mismanagement and appropriation. Privatized account systems, on the other hand, offer higher yields with more flexibility, but may prove too expensive and logistically daunting to implement. Uniting learned and outspoken proponents on both sides of the debate, this volume provides the first comprehensive analysis of the issues involved in administering a system of essentially private social security accounts. The contributors together come to startlingly similar conclusions, generally agreeing that a centralized system of accounts could deliver the benefits of privatization in a feasible and cost-efficient way by accessing administrative mechanisms already in existence. This is perhaps the most far-reaching synthesis yet envisioned of functional and implementable social security reform
Financial aspects of the United States pension system by Zvi Bodie( Book )
15 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 914 libraries worldwide
This book provides valuable information and analysis to managers, policymakers, and investment counselors in the rapidly expanding field of pension funding. American workers, too, need answers and insights on how to invest their money and plan for their retirement. fifteen of America's leading financial analysts address such pressing questions as -What is the current financial status of the elderly, and how vulnerable are they to inflation? -What is the impact of inflation on the private pension system, and what are the effects of alternative indexing schemes? -What roles can the social securi
Putting our house in order : a guide to social security and health care reform by George Pratt Shultz( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 832 libraries worldwide
Discusses the problems with social security and health care in the United States and proposes a fiscally sound reform plan
Pensions in the U.S. economy by Zvi Bodie( Book )
15 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 831 libraries worldwide
Pensions in the U.S. Economy is the fourth in a series on pensions from the National Bureau of Economic Research. For both economists and policymakers, this volume makes a valuable contribution to current research on pensions and the economics of the elderly. The contributors report on retirement saving of individuals and the saving that results from corporate funding of pension plans, and they examine particular aspects of the plans themselves from the employee's point of view. Steven F. Venti and David A. Wise offer a careful analysis of who contributes to IRAs and why. Benjamin M. Friedman
Issues in pension economics by Zvi Bodie( Book )
11 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 774 libraries worldwide
In the past several decades, pension plans have become one of the most significant institutional influences on labor and financial markets in the U.S. In an effort to understand the economic effects of this growth, the National Bureau of Economic Research embarked on a major research project in 1980. Issues in Pension Economics, the third in a series of four projected volumes to result from thsi study, covers a broad range of pension issues and utilizes new and richer data sources than have been previously available. The papers in this volume cover such issues as the interaction of pension-fun
Canada-U.S. tax comparisons by John B Shoven( Book )
9 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 688 libraries worldwide
In the increasingly global economy, domestic tax policies have taken on a new importance for international economics. This unique volume compares the tax reform experiences of Canada and the United States, two countries with the world's largest bilateral flow of trade and investment. With the signing of the U.S.-Canada Free Trade Agreement and the tax reforms of the 1980s, there has been some harmonization of tax systems. But geographic, cultural, and political characteristics shape distinct national social policies that may impede harmonization. As the U.S. and Canadian economies become even
Debt, taxes, and corporate restructuring ( Book )
8 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 674 libraries worldwide
Government policy towards industry in the United States and Japan by John B Shoven( Book )
17 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 478 libraries worldwide
Applying general equilibrium by John B Shoven( Book )
18 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 415 libraries worldwide
National saving and economic performance ( Book )
7 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 409 libraries worldwide
Applied general equilibrium analysis by Herbert E Scarf( Book )
14 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 365 libraries worldwide
This book presents a collection of articles on applied general equilibrium analysis by major contributors to this field. This rapidly expanding method of analysis involves the use of computers to study entire economies and the interrelationships among firms, households and governments in these economies. There are also articles on the particular computational techniques involved in the numerical estimation of these equilibrium models and on several particular applications. Papers deal with the United States, Mexican and Australian economies. Other chapters provide an analysis of long-run energy problems, fiscal federalism and economic planning
Demography and the economy ( Book )
12 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 341 libraries worldwide
Demographics is a vital field of study for understanding social and economic change and it has attracted attention in recent years as concerns have grown over the aging populations of developed nations. Demographic studies help make sense of key aspects of the economy, offering insight into trends in fertility, mortality, immigration, and labor force participation, as well as age, gender, and race specific trends in health and disability. Demography and the Economy explores the connections between demography and economics, paying special attention to what demographic trends can reveal
Estimating the real rate of return on stocks over the long term papers by John Y Campbell( file )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 233 libraries worldwide
The taxation of pensions : a shelter can become a trap by John B Shoven( Book )
12 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 106 libraries worldwide
Pensions are widely thought to be attractive tax shelters which encourage saving for retirement. They allow people to save before-tax dollars and to compound investment returns without current taxation. However, the taxation of pension assets as they are distributed in retirement or as they pass through an estate may turn the shelter into a trap, at least for large pension accumulations. Pension distributions can face marginal tax rates as high as 61.5 percent; pension assets passing through an estate can face virtually confiscatory marginal tax rates between 92 and 99 percent. The analysis of this paper shows the circumstances under which these extraordinarily high marginal tax rates will be encountered. They are not limited to the rich. In fact, people of modest incomes who participate in a pension plan over a long career may face such rates. The paper presents a comprehensive examination of the taxation of pensions and discusses the optimal responses of households to the incentives created by the tax system
Asset allocation and risk allocation : can Social Security improve its future solvency problem by investing in private securities? by Thomas E MaCurdy( Book )
14 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
Abstract: This paper examines the economics of investing the central trust fund of Social Security in private securities. We note that switching from a policy of having the trust fund invest solely in special issue Treasury bonds to one where some of the portfolio holds common stocks amounts to an asset swap. Such an asset swap does not increase national saving, wealth or GDP. We also show that it is far from a sure thing in terms of improving the finances of the Social Security system. The asset swap is deemed successful if the stock portfolio generates sufficient cash to pay off the interest and principal of the bonds and still have money left over. It is deemed a failure otherwise. By using historical data and a bootstrap statistical technique, we estimate that the exchange of ten or twenty year bonds for a stock portfolio would worsen social security's finances roughly twenty to twenty-five percent of the time. Further, failures are autocorrelated meaning that if the strategy fails one year it is extremely likely to fail the next. Such high failure rates imply that the defined benefit structure of benefits becomes less credible with stocks in the trust fund
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Alternative Names
Brayton Shoven, John 1947-
Shoven, J. B. 1947-
Shoven, John B.
Shoven, John Brayton 1947-
シァバーン, ジョン・B
ショウヴン, ジョン・B
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Japanese (2)
Chinese (1)
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