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How Can We Change Social Security to Make It Work Better?

Economist Andrew Biggs discusses the current U.S. retirement system and how to tackle the Social Security funding gap.

We've been exploring the state of retirement in the United States on The Long View. Last week, we talked with progressive labor economist Teresa Ghilarducci.

This week, we talked with economist, Social Security expert, and resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, Andrew Biggs, who offered a more sanguine perspective.