William G. Shipman was co-chairman of Cato’s Project on Social Security Choice and is chairman of CarriageOaks Partners, LLC. He has spent more than twenty years in institutional financial research and consulting. Shipman was general partner of H. C. Wainwright & Company. He also established BRS Capital Management Inc. and served as its president and managing director. Shipman’s numerous studies on investment and business strategy have been published in the Financial Analysts Journal, Pensions & Investments, the Congressional Record, and the Journal of Investing. He has testified before the Joint Economic Committee and the House Ways and Means Committee. Shipman is a graduate of Syracuse University.

More from William G. Shipman


The Biggest Tax Catch

Washington Times. May 8, 2013.

Stemming the Tide of Government Growth

Washington Times. December 22, 2012.

Reshaping Social Security and Our Society

Washington Times. January 25, 2012.

Cato Studies

Retirement Finance Reform Issues Facing the European Union

Social Security Choice Paper No. 28. January 2, 2003.

Facts and Fantasies about Transition Costs

Social Security Choice Paper No. 13. October 13, 1998.

Common Objections to a Market-Based Social Security System: A Response

Social Security Choice Paper No. 10. July 22, 1997.