An Economics Reading List

Welfare and Social Security

Costa, Dora, The Evolution of Retirement: An American Economic History, 1880-1990

Easterlin, Richard, Birth and Fortune

Easterlin, Richard, Growth Triumphant: The 21st Century in Historical Perspective

Feldstein, Martin, (ed.), Privatizing Social Security

Freeman, Richard, The New Inequality: Creating Opportunities for America’s Poor

Miron, Jeffrey, Columns on this website on Social Security and Mandatory Savings Programs