Jason S. Seligman

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Jason Seligman is an economist with the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Economic Policy, a fellow with the TIAA Institute and, an affiliate of the Center for Financial Security at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Dr. Seligman holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley. He is broadly published in public finance including contributions in the area of disability insurance.

Publications & Appearances

Saving Social Security Disability Insurance: Reforms within the Context of Holistic Social Security Reform

This paper focuses on disability insurance but makes the case for considering reforms in tandem—that is, (1) developing disability program reforms that accommodate plausible retirement program reforms while properly aligning incentives to support work and savings and (2) providing a financially secure, vital safety net for disabled Americans.