USC Price School of Public Policy

As Social Security turns 80, what does its future hold?

August 14, 2015

President Franklin D. Roosevelt 80 years ago signed into law the Social Security Act, creating a public retirement system for millions of Americans. Experts – including Paul Ginsburg and Julie Zissimopoulos USC Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics – share their thoughts on whether the program is need of an overhaul and whether Social Security fulfilling its mission.