Further exacerbating the fiscal predicament is the discernible asymmetry between the burgeoning rate of
benefit outflows and the comparatively more lethargic expansion in revenue streams stemming from
When exmaining the incongruity the arises from the intrinsic dynamics of the SSD benefit structure,
which is tethered to inflationary indices, one can see how payroll taxes remain relatively impervious to
such external pressures.
More on this in Part 4 of The Financial Situation of Social Security Disability (SSD)