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The Birth Rate and Social Security

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The Birth Rate and Social Security

Social Security Debate

The Birth Rate and Social Security

The Birth Rate and Social Security

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Predictions of Social Security's demise have been floating around for years — but what is the best data to judge the system's future? Some way the nation's changing birth rate is a good place to start.

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William Frey, demographer, the Brookings Institution