EBRI May 2005 Policy Forum #57

Retirement Income Security: A Look At Social Security, Employment-Based Retirement Plans and Health Savings Accounts (HSAs)


Policy Forum Agenda

Speaker Biographies

Policy Forum Presentations:

Overview: Dallas Salisbury, Employee Benefit Research Institute

Social Security Reform

  • Craig Copeland, Employee Benefit Research Institute
  • Discussants: (1) Richard Jackson, Global Aging Initiative, Center for Strategic and International Studies, and (2) Thomas Hungerford, economic consultant
  • Reaction from the audience

What can 401(k) plans produce for retirement income?

Health Savings Accounts (HSAs)

  • Paul Fronstin, Employee Benefit Research Institute
  • Discussants: (1) Joseph Antos, American Enterprise Institute, and (2) Mark Hage, National Education Association, Vermont
  • Reaction from the audience

Summary and final reaction panel

  • Karen D. Friedman, Conversation on Coverage
  • Mark Iwry, The Brookings Institution
  • David C. John, The Heritage Foundation
  • Peter McCauley, past president, International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists
  • Diann Howland, Senate HELP Committee


August 2005 EBRI Notes: Retirement Income Security: A Look at Social Security, Employment-Based Retirement Plans, and Health Savings Accounts