from Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 64 No. 2 (released September 2002)
by Mark A. Sarney and Amy M. Preneta
This article examines the experience of the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) in investing its surplus funds in equities. The CPP investment policy is viewed by some experts as a possible model for increasing the investment income of Social Security. The article discusses the key features of this policy, its implementation, and results to date.