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Pensions in the public sector

Author: Olivia S Mitchell; Edwin C Hustead; Wharton School. Pension Research Council.
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Pensions in the Public Sector explores the diversity of government pension plans and investigates how these financial institutions must change in years to come. Contributors to the book show that successful public pension systems demand careful attention to benefit and financing policy, strong funding and investment performance, and continuous actuarial oversight."--Jacket.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Olivia S Mitchell; Edwin C Hustead; Wharton School. Pension Research Council.
ISBN: 0812235789 9780812235784
OCLC Number: 44619507
Notes: "Pension Research Council publications."
Description: viii, 393 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Public sector pension plans : lessons and challenges for the twenty-first century / Edwin C. Hustead and Olivia S. Mitchell --
Developments in state and local pension plans / Olivia S. Mitchell [and others] --
State employee pension plans / Karen Steffen --
Federal civilian and military retirement systems / Edwin C. Hustead and Toni Hustead --
Canadian public sector employee pension plans / Silvana Pozzebon --
Regulation and taxation of public plans : a history of increasing federal influence / Roderick B. Crane --
Governance and investments of public pensions / Michael Useem and David Hess --
Investment practices of state and local pension funds : implications for social security reform / Alicia H. Munnell and Annika Sundén --
Asset/liability management in the public sector / Michael Peskin --
Determining the cost of public pension plans / Edwin C. Hustead --
The life and times of a public-sector pension plan before Social Security : the U.S. Navy pension plan in the nineteenth century / Robert L. Clark, Lee A. Craig, and Jack W. Wilson --
Going private in the public sector : the transition from defined benefit to defined contribution pension plans / Douglas Fore --
Florida's public pension reform debate : a discussion of the issues and estimates of the option costs / Kenneth Trager, James Francis, and Kevin SigRist --
Pension governance in the Pennsylvania state employees' retirement system / John Brosius --
The New Jersey pension system / Tom Bryan --
Public pensions in Washington, D.C. / Edwin C. Hustead --
Public pension design and responses to a changing workforce / Cathie Eitelberg.
Responsibility: edited by Olivia S. Mitchell and Edwin C. Hustead.

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