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Date:5/28/2008

WASHINGTON, May 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by the National Academy of Social Insurance:

What/When: Policy seminar and reception, May 29, 2008

3:30 pm Seminar: Growing Risks for Workers and Growing Fiscal Deficits:

Challenges for Social Insurance

Insights from Behavioral Economics to Control Health Costs

Peter Orszag, Director, Congressional Budget Office

Sustaining Social Security Benefits

Stephen C. Goss, Chief Actuary of the Social Security Administration

Americans' Views of Public Benefits and Costs

Andrea Louise Campbell, Associate Professor of Political Science, MIT

Commentary

Peter A. Diamond, Institute Professor, MIT

5:30 pm Reception: Presentation of the 2008 Robert M. Ball Award to Peter A. Diamond

Speakers include:

Lawrence H. Summers, Harvard University

Eytan Sheshinski, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Eric Maskin, School of Social Science, Institute for Advanced Study

Jeffrey Brown, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Where: National Press Club, 529 14th Street, NW, Washington, DC, 13th Floor

Questions? Visit http://www.nasi.org for additional details or call (202) 452-8097.

The National Academy of Social Insurance is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization made up of the nation's leading experts on social insurance. Its mission is to promote understanding and informed policymaking on social insurance and related programs through research, public education, training and the open exchange of ideas.


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