"Oversight Hearing on President Bush's Social Security Privatization Plan: Will You and Your Family Be Worse Off?"

Friday, May 13, 2005
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
192 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Hearing Transcript

For a full transcript of the hearing click here.

Opening Statements

Senator Byron L. Dorgan

Senator Paul Sarbanes

Senator Jeff Bingaman

Senator Blanche Lincoln

Senator Debbie Stabenow

Senator Mark Dayton


Robert Shiller
Professor of Economics at Yale University

J. Bradford DeLong
Professor of Economics at the University of California-Berkeley

Derrick Max
Executive Director of the Alliance for Worker Retirement Security and the Coalition for the Modernization and Protection of America's Social Security

Peter Orszag
Senior Fellow in Economic Studies and Director of the Retirement Security Project at the Brookings Institution

Beth Kobliner
Personal Finance Columnist and Author of Get a Financial Life: Personal Finance in Your Twenties and Thirties

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