Region Focus

Spring 2006

Pensions Under Pressure

Government workers have long looked forward to retiring with generous, taxpayer-guaranteed nest eggs. But many of those retirement systems are having trouble staying in the black.
By Doug Campbell

Related Links

Brainard, Keith. "NASRA Response to Reason Foundation Study, 'The Gathering Pension Storm.'" National Association of State Retirement Administrators, January 2006.

Passantino, George, and Adam B. Summers. "The Gathering Pension Storm: How Government Pension Plans Are Breaking the Bank and Strategies for Reform." Reason Foundation Policy Study 335, June 2005.

Short, Joanna. "Economic History of Retirement in the United States." EH.Net Encyclopedia of Economic and Business History, October 1, 2002.

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