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Shoven, John B.

Overview
Works: 170 works in 718 publications in 2 languages and 23,133 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Thesis advisor, Other, Contributor
Classifications: HD7125, 368.4300973
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Most widely held works by John B Shoven
The real deal : the history and future of social security by Sylvester J Schieber( Book )

8 editions published in 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Putting our house in order : a guide to social security and health care reform by George Pratt Shultz( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the problems with social security and health care in the United States and proposes a fiscally sound reform plan
Debt, taxes, and corporate restructuring( Book )

10 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The evolving pension system : trends, effects, and proposals for reform by William G Gale( Book )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Financial aspects of the United States pension system by Zvi Bodie( Book )

18 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book provides valuable information and analysis to managers, policymakers, and investment counselors in the rapidly expanding field of pension funding. American workers, too, need answers and insights on how to invest their money and plan for their retirement. fifteen of America's leading financial analysts address such pressing questions as -What is the current financial status of the elderly, and how vulnerable are they to inflation? -What is the impact of inflation on the private pension system, and what are the effects of alternative indexing schemes? -What roles can the social security system play in the provision of retirement income? -What is the effect of the tax code and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) on corporate pension policy? -How well funded are corporate pension plans, and is a firm's unfunded pension liability fully reflected in the market value of its common stock? Many of the conclusions these experts reach contradict and challenge popular views, thus providing fertile ground for innovation in pension planning
Pensions in the U.S. economy by Zvi Bodie( Book )

17 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pensions in the U.S. Economy is the fourth in a series on pensions from the National Bureau of Economic Research. For both economists and policymakers, this volume makes a valuable contribution to current research on pensions and the economics of the elderly. The contributors report on retirement saving of individuals and the saving that results from corporate funding of pension plans, and they examine particular aspects of the plans themselves from the employee's point of view. Steven F. Venti and David A. Wise offer a careful analysis of who contributes to IRAs and why. Benjamin M. Friedman
Government policy towards industry in the United States and Japan by John B Shoven( Book )

22 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essays contained in this 1988 volume cover many important issues relating to government policies in the Japanese and American economies
Issues in pension economics by Zvi Bodie( Book )

12 editions published in 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the past several decades, pension plans have become one of the most significant institutional influences on labor and financial markets in the U.S. In an effort to understand the economic effects of this growth, the National Bureau of Economic Research embarked on a major research project in 1980. Issues in Pension Economics, the third in a series of four projected volumes to result from thsi study, covers a broad range of pension issues and utilizes new and richer data sources than have been previously available. The papers in this volume cover such issues as the interaction of pension-fun
Public policy toward pensions by Sylvester J Schieber( Book )

9 editions published in 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Should the United States privatize Social Security? by Henry J Aaron( Book )

19 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The two papers that make up the core of this book address a fundamental question in the current debate over Social Security, whether to shift, in part or entirely, from today's pay-as-you-go system to one in which individuals retain control over the investment of their funds and therefore personally bear the associated risk. John Shoven argues yes, Henry Aaron no
Applying general equilibrium by John B Shoven( Book )

20 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National saving and economic performance( Book )

11 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Canada-U.S. tax comparisons by John B Shoven( Book )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the increasingly global economy, domestic tax policies have taken on a new importance for international economics. This unique volume compares the tax reform experiences of Canada and the United States, two countries with the world's largest bilateral flow of trade and investment. With the signing of the U.S.-Canada Free Trade Agreement and the tax reforms of the 1980s, there has been some harmonization of tax systems. But geographic, cultural, and political characteristics shape distinct national social policies that may impede harmonization. As the U.S. and Canadian economies become even
Private pensions and public policies( Book )

13 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The original versions of the contributions in this volume were presented at a conference at the Brookings Institution in September 2000"--Page 1
Applied general equilibrium analysis by Herbert E Scarf( Book )

17 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book presents a collection of articles on applied general equilibrium analysis by major contributors to this field. This rapidly expanding method of analysis involves the use of computers to study entire economies and the interrelationships among firms, households and governments in these economies. There are also articles on the particular computational techniques involved in the numerical estimation of these equilibrium models and on several particular applications. Papers deal with the United States, Mexican and Australian economies. Other chapters provide an analysis of long-run energy problems, fiscal federalism and economic planning
Administrative aspects of investment-based social security reform by John B Shoven( Book )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Demography and the economy( Book )

11 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Demographics is a vital field of study for understanding social and economic change and it has attracted attention in recent years as concerns have grown over the aging populations of developed nations. Demographic studies help make sense of key aspects of the economy, offering insight into trends in fertility, mortality, immigration, and labor force participation, as well as age, gender, and race specific trends in health and disability. Demography and the Economy explores the connections between demography and economics, paying special attention to what demographic trends can reveal
Asset allocation and risk allocation : can Social Security improve its future solvency problem by investing in private securities? by Thomas E MaCurdy( Book )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abstract: This paper examines the economics of investing the central trust fund of Social Security in private securities. We note that switching from a policy of having the trust fund invest solely in special issue Treasury bonds to one where some of the portfolio holds common stocks amounts to an asset swap. Such an asset swap does not increase national saving, wealth or GDP. We also show that it is far from a sure thing in terms of improving the finances of the Social Security system. The asset swap is deemed successful if the stock portfolio generates sufficient cash to pay off the interest and principal of the bonds and still have money left over. It is deemed a failure otherwise. By using historical data and a bootstrap statistical technique, we estimate that the exchange of ten or twenty year bonds for a stock portfolio would worsen social security's finances roughly twenty to twenty-five percent of the time. Further, failures are autocorrelated meaning that if the strategy fails one year it is extremely likely to fail the next. Such high failure rates imply that the defined benefit structure of benefits becomes less credible with stocks in the trust fund
The taxation of pensions : a shelter can become a trap by John B Shoven( Book )

14 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abstract: Pensions are widely thought to be attractive tax shelters which encourage saving for retirement. They allow people to save before-tax dollars and to compound investment returns without current taxation. However, the taxation of pension assets as they are distributed in retirement or as they pass through an estate may turn the shelter into a trap, at least for large pension accumulations. Pension distributions can face marginal tax rates as high as 61.5 percent; pension assets passing through an estate can face virtually confiscatory marginal tax rates between 92 and 99 percent. The analysis of this paper shows the circumstances under which these extraordinarily high marginal tax rates will be encountered. They are not limited to the rich. In fact, people of modest incomes who participate in a pension plan over a long career may face such rates. The paper presents a comprehensive examination of the taxation of pensions and discusses the optimal responses of households to the incentives created by the tax system
Estimating the real rate of return on stocks over the long term by John Y Campbell( )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The real deal : the history and future of social security
Alternative Names
Brayton Shoven, John 1947-

John B. Shoven

Shoven, J. B. 1947-

Shoven, John B.

Shoven, John Brayton 1947-

シァバーン, ジョン・B

ショウヴン, ジョン・B

Languages
English (247)

Japanese (2)

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Putting our house in order : a guide to social security and health care reformThe evolving pension system : trends, effects, and proposals for reformFinancial aspects of the United States pension systemPensions in the U.S. economyGovernment policy towards industry in the United States and JapanIssues in pension economicsPublic policy toward pensionsShould the United States privatize Social Security?