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Market valuation of accrued social security benefits

John Geanakoplos

Market valuation of accrued social security benefits

by John Geanakoplos

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJohn Geanakoplos, Stephen P. Zeldes.
SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper 15170, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research : Online) -- working paper no. 15170.
ContributionsZeldes, Stephen P., National Bureau of Economic Research.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHB1
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23683768M
LC Control Number2009656056

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Market valuation of accrued social security benefits by John Geanakoplos Download PDF EPUB FB2

Market Valuation of Accrued Social Security Benefits John Geanakoplos, Stephen P. Zeldes. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in July NBER Program(s):Economics of Aging, Asset Pricing, Economic Fluctuations and Growth, Monetary Economics, Public Economics One measure of the health of the Social Security system is the difference between the market value of the trust fund and the Cited by: Market Valuation of Accrued Social Security Benefits John Geanokoplos, Stephen P.

Zeldes. Chapter in NBER book Measuring and Managing Market valuation of accrued social security benefits book Financial Risk (), Deborah Lucas, editor (p. - ) Conference held FebruaryPublished in February by University of Chicago PressCited by: This chapter applies the principles of market valuation to Social Security obligations.

The calculations are relevant, for instance, to assessing the size of unfunded federal liabilities. The chapter argues that it is important to use market value. Since claims on accrued benefits are not currently traded in financial markets, however, we cannot directly observe a market : John Geanakoplos.

John Geanokoplos & Stephen P. Zeldes, "Market Valuation of Accrued Social Security Benefits," NBER Chapters, in: Measuring and Managing Federal Financial Risk, pagesNational Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

Overall, the market value of accrued benefits is only 4/5 of that implied by the actuarial approach. Ignoring cohorts over age 60 (for whom the valuations are the same), market value is only 70% as large as that implied by the actuarial by:   Overall, the market value of accrued benefits is only 4/5 of that implied by the actuarial approach.

Ignoring cohorts over age 60 (for whom the valuations are the same), market value is only 70% as large as that implied by the actuarial approach. Market Valuation of Accrued Social Security Benefits (J ).

Cowles Foundation. If benefits are risky and this risk is priced by the market, then actuarial estimates will differ from market value. Effectively, market valuation uses a discount rate that incorporates a risk premium.

Developing the proper adjustment for risk requires a careful examination of the stream of future benefits. The U.S. Social Security system is. Chapter: Market Valuation of Accrued Social Security Benefits () Working Paper: Market Valuation of Accrued Social Security Benefits () This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.

Export reference: BibTeX RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan) HTML/Text. One measure of the health of the Social Security system is the difference between the present value of Social Security benefi ts accrued to date and the market value of the Social Security trust fund.

This measure, referred to as the maximum transition cost, is comparable to the one used to gauge the fundedness of private defi ned benefi t pension plans and provides an estimate of the cost of. Then the present value of your benefits is $,/() raised to the fifth power.

To raise to the fifth power, simply multiply it by itself five times. The resulting value for the benefits is $, That is the simple approach to valuing Social Security benefits.

The benefits actually are worth more than that for a couple of reasons. market, such as we saw inshould significantly decrease the market value of accrued Social Security benefits.

The SSA by contrast does not seem to have moved its calculations by much. In work done after the original version of this paper was written, Blocker, Kotlikoff, and Ross () also attempt a market valuation of outstanding.

Market Valuation of Accrued Social Security Benefits. John Geanakoplos, Stephen P. Zeldes. This research was supported by the U.S. Social Security Administration through grant #P to the National Bureau of Economic Research as part of the SSA Retirement Research Consortium.

Books Recent Books Earlier Books (by decade. CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): One measure of the health of the Social Security system is the difference between the present value of Social Security benefits accrued to date and the market value of the Social Security trust fund.

This measure, referred to as the maximum transition cost, is comparable to the one used to gauge the. Market Valuation of Accrued Social Security Benefi ts John Geanakoplos and Stephen P. Zeldes Introduction One measure of the health of the Social Security system is the di fference between the present value of Social Security benefi ts accrued to date and the market value of the Social Security trust fund.

This measure, referred to. One measure of the health of the Social Security system is the difference between the market value of the trust fund and the present value of benefits accrued to date.

How should present values be computed for this calculation in light of future uncertainties. We think it is important to use market value. Since claims on accrued benefits are not currently traded in financial markets, we.

But the Social Security Administration changed the rules for this file-and-suspend strategy effective Now, when one individual suspends benefits, his spouse's benefits are also suspended.

This claiming strategy would have boosted the present value of their lifetime benefits to $1, back in the day. The Market Value of Accrued Social Security Benefits One measure of the health of the Social Security system is the difference between the market value of the trust fund and the present value of benefits accrued to date.

How should present values be. total market value for all Social Security liabilities. We find that the difference between market valuation and SSA’s “actuarial” valuation is large, especially when valuing the benefits of younger cohorts.

Overall, the market value of accrued benefits is. The Market Value of Accrued Social Security Benefits One measure of the health of the Social Security system is the difference between the market value of the trust fund and the present value of benefits accrued to date. How should present values be computed for this calculation in light of future uncertainties.

The Office of the Chief Actuary. 3 Sneaky Social Security Rules That Can Make or Break Your Retirement Not everyone is aware of these rules, but they can affect how much you receive in benefits each month. BibTeX @MISC{Geanakoplos09©notice, author = {John Geanakoplos and Stephen P.

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Social Security is designed so that it shouldn't matter at what age you claim benefits, and you'd still receive the same amount of total lifetime income.

If .benefits. The idea was to value future Social Security benefit obligations in a way that accounts for future risks and uncertainties in a way that investors would do if they regarded these payments as liabilities of their own businesses.

We found that a very substantial difference between market valuation and SSA’s “actuarial” valuation.