On Borrowed Time

On Borrowed Time : How the Growth in Entitlement Spending Threatens America's Future

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Entitlements represent one of the largest and fastest-growing portions of the federal budget. They are regarded as sacrosanct by lawmakers, yet many people see them as one of the greatest threats to the American Dream. This volume argues that by sacrifi cing the future in order to pay ever-larger federal benefits through programs such as Social Security, Medicare, and federal pensions,entitlement spending has become a crushing burden to American workers.show more

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  • Paperback | 444 pages
  • 157.48 x 228.6 x 38.1mm | 771.1g
  • Taylor & Francis Inc
  • Transaction Publishers
  • Somerset, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 1, black & white illustrations
  • 0765805758
  • 9780765805751

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"This book should be read by everyone who wants to understand how government spending can be controlled." - Martin Feldstein, George F. Baker Professor of Economics, Harvard University; "A powerful analyses and policy prescriptions which will challenge every thoughtful person coping with the dilemma of providing humane, but cost effective, entitlements." - Michael J. Boskin, Professor of Economics, Stanford University"show more

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