NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

The Economics of State and Local Pensions

Jeffrey R. Brown and Robert L. Clark, organizers

Conference held August 19 and 20, 2010
Published in April 2011 by Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, volume 10, issue 2, (Cambridge University Press)

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Table of Contents

Economics of State and Local Pensions: Jeffrey R. Brown, Robert L. Clark, Joshua D. Rauh (p. 161 - 172)
1. Policy Options for State Pension Systems and Their Impact on Plan Liabilities: Robert Novy-Marx, Joshua D. Rauh (p. 173 - 194) (Working Paper version)
2. Should Public Retirement Plans be Fully Funded?: Henning Bohn (p. 195 - 219) (Working Paper version)
3. Portfolio Alocation for Public Pension Funds: George Pennacchi, Mahdi Rastad (p. 221 - 245)
4. Public Pension Funding in Practice: Alicia H. Munnell, Jean-Pierre Aubry, Laura Quinby (p. 247 - 268) (Working Paper version)
5. Political Economy of Public Sector Retirement Plans: Sylvester J. Schieber (p. 269 - 290)
6. The Funding Status of Retiree Health Plans in the Public Sector: Robert L. Clark, Melinda Sandler Morrill (p. 291 - 314) (Working Paper version)
7. Behavioral Economics Perspectives on Public Sector Pension Plans: John Beshears, James J. Choi, David Laibson, Brigitte C. Madrian (p. 315 - 336) (Working Paper version)
8. Labor Market Aspects of State and Local Retirement Plans: A Review of Evidence and a Blueprint for Future Research: Leora Friedberg (p. 337 - 361)
 
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