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Wharton’s Pension Research Council Celebrates its 65th Anniversary

The Pension Research Council is pleased to celebrate its 65th year of research and debate on key policy issues affecting pensions, social security, and other benefit plans. The PRC is known internationally for its interdisciplinary research on private pension and social security programs as well as related benefit plans in the United States and abroad. ...Read More

The Growing Pension Black Hole is Pulling Us All In

Public and private pension sinkholes are showing up all over the country, and we’re tumbling in. In Pittsburgh earlier this month, benefit cuts of 30 percent were announced for 21,000 retirees from UPS and other shipping companies. Read More

New from the Pension Research Council: How Persistent Low Returns Will Shape Saving and Retirement

Financial market developments over the past decade have undermined what was once thought to be conventional wisdom about saving, investment, and retirement spending. How Persistent Low Returns Will Shape Saving and Retirement explores how the weak capital market performance predicted for the next several years will shape pension saving, investment, and decumulation plans. Read More

Interview with Professor Olivia S. Mitchell

  Dr. Olivia S. Mitchell of the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School discussed her research interests, inspirations, and her views on the greatest challenges facing future retirees during an interview with Anita Mukherjee of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Read the entire article here, or in the Journal of the Economics of Aging. Read More

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