Research and Analysis by Vincenzo Galasso

Social Security: A Financial Appraisal for the Median Voter
from Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 64, No. 2 (released September 2002)
by Vincenzo Galasso

Calculations of the median voter's return from "investing" in Social Security suggest that for a majority of voters the U.S. Social Security system provides higher ex-post, or actual, returns than alternative assets.