Sunday, October 27, 2013

Entitlements: Why We Can't Wait

MSBA student Melissa Guay, who is interning at the US Chamber of Commerce, wrote this report for the Chamber summarizing the recent Business Horizon Retreat on this important subject.

Entitlement spending is a growing concern for Americans and our country. Reforming these
Melissa Guay
unsustainable programs–most especially Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid–will help reduce deficit spending and protect these programs for future generations. To address these issues, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation hosted a Business Horizon Retreat on September 24, 2013, titled “Entitlements: Why We Can’t Wait.” The event featured conversations with leading experts who examined the costs of these programs and their implications for the federal budget, the national demographic shifts  contributing to these costs, and possible common-sense reforms.  

Read the rest of the report here and access the data slides here.

Stewart McHie
Director, Master of Science in Business Analysis


  1. thanks, great post! and thanks for the link report

  2. Great post, its pretty cool that you are right there in the mist of all of those experts. Your continuously being educated on practical issues.

  3. It is great that you get to work so closely with events like this.