||In fulfilling its mission of
monitoring the current and future financial soundness of the
Social Security program, SSA's Office of the Chief Actuary conducts extensive
research. We evaluate short-term and long-term demographic and economic
trends and analyze experience in mortality and morbidity rates.
The results of much of this work are made available to the
public through the publication of regular reports and special studies on
many aspects of the Social Security system. The more extensive
of these reports are published in a series of Actuarial Studies (below),
while the briefer reports have appeared in a series of
Some of the Studies are available in PDF format, for which you will need
Adobe Acrobat Reader.