Another Challenge to the GAO’s Retirement Savings Assumptions

Claiming a “headline-friendly factoid is totally misleading,” The Hill contributor Andrew Biggs again takes exception to the Government Accounting Office’s assertion that the U.S. retirement system is in trouble and in need of “comprehensive re-evaluation.” His analysis focuses on the notion that the GAO’s reports on the subject tend to omit data contrary to their conclusions. Biggs is a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and a former principal deputy commissioner of the Social Security Administration, and has stated his views on the subject in previous articles. Read his most recent article, posted today on, here…


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