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Budget Priorities: Funding Shortfalls for Social Security and Medicare Not All That Dire

September 25, 2013, Henry J. Aaron

The budget deficit, fueled by entitlement spending on Social Security and Medicare, is not the nation's top economic problem argues Henry Aaron. Job growth must be the top priority, argues Aaron, as he explains why Social Security and Medicare are two programs that are not in fact standing on shaky ground.

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