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Lisa Mensah Speaks at Social Insurance Policy Seminar

June 8, 2011  • Institute Contributor

On June 8, 2011, Lisa Mensah delivered opening remarks at the National Academy of Social Insurance’s (NASI) “Envisioning the Future of Social Insurance in a Competitive Economy” Policy Seminar.  The seminar coincided with NASI’s 25th Anniversary Celebration, and addressed issues including whether social insurance is the best way to manage the risks associated with retirement, and how these risks could be managed in a way that promotes economic dynamism and growth.

After delivering opening remarks, Mensah introduced Jacob Hacker of Yale University, to deliver a keynote address on Social Insurance in a Competitive Economy.  Other speakers included William Rodgers III of Rutgers University; James Roosevelt Jr. of Tufts Health Plan; Thomas Geoghegan of Despres, Schwartz & Geoghegan Ltd.; Sarah Glynn of Center for American Progress; Kathleen Connell of University of California’s Retirement Security Institute; Trudy Lieberman of Columbia Journalism Review, and Maya Rockeymoore of Global Policy Solutions.

Read more about the policy seminar.