Pensions in the Public Sector

Olivia S. Mitchell and Edwin C. Hustead, Editors
Public employee pensions are in deep trouble in many countries, undermining economic policy and threatening retiree well-being. What can be done to help them perform more efficiently and enhance old-age security? This volume takes stock of public pension developments in the US and Canada, highlighting challenges these financial institutions face in coming decades. The first Pension Research Council study of public pensions in a quarter-century tackles these topics with an impressive team of international actuarial, legal, and economic experts.

2001 · University of Pennsylvania Press · ISBN 0-8122-3578-9