Debating Social Security Reform

Date & time

Sep 29, 2005, 3:30-4:30 pm EDT


University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

As the Debate on Social Security reform goes forward the focus on private accounts remains at its forefront. We invite you to join the discussion with:

Keynote Speaker:

Edward Gramlich
Edward Gramlich is the Interim Provost at U-M and the Richard A. Musgrave Professor at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy. He was chair of the Quadrennial Advisory Council on Social Security from 1994-96, and served from 1997-2005 on the Federal Reserve Board of Governors.


Henry Aaron
Senior Fellow Economic Studies, the Bruce and Virginia MacLaury Chair at the Brookings Institution, Chairman of the Board of Directors, National Academy of Social Insurance, and Chair of the 1979 Advisory Commission on Social Security.

Olivia Mitchell
Director of the Boettner Center for Pension and Retirement Research at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and a member of President Bush's Commission for Strengthening Social Security.

Robert Willis
Professor of Economics, and Director of the Health and Retirement Survey at the Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan.

The panel was chaired by Darren Lubotsky, Visiting Professor of Public Policy at UM, and a faculty member at the University of Illinois.