Social Security Forecasts ‘Systemically Biased’ (MarketWatch)



According to a new study co-authored by Dartmouth’s Samir Soneji, forecasting errors within the Social Security Administration have resulted in the inaccurate portrayal of the financial health of the program, reports MarketWatch.

“The authors concluded that–since 2000–the agency’s forecasts have been ‘systematically biased’ and, as a result, are ‘misleading users of the forecasts to conclude that the Social Security Trust Funds are in better financial shape than turns out to be the case,’” writes MarketWatch.

Soneji is an assistant professor at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice.

Read the full story, published 5/13/15 by MarketWatch.

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