100 words per answer
1. Discuss the main differences between retirement systems in the United States (taking into account legally required and discretionary programs) and one other country discussed in this chapter. Does it appear that the costs of retirement programs are creating burdens for competitive advantage?
2. Describe the most recent developments in health care reform. How do these developments compare to what is discussed in this chapter? To help answer this question, conduct a search on the Internet using terms such as “health care reform” or “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.”