Research July 2022

Fortifying Main Street: The Economic Benefit of Public Pension Dollars in Small Towns and Rural America

Fortifying Main Street:  The Economic Benefit of Public Pension Dollars in Small Towns and Rural America illustrates the impact of benefit dollars from public pension plans according to several different measures: as a percentage of GDP by county; as a percentage of total personal income by county; and by categorizing counties as metropolitan, small town […]

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Press Release July 12, 2022

Public Pension Benefit Dollars Provide Substantial Economic Impact on Rural Communities And Small Towns Across U.S.

Public Pension Benefit Dollars Provide Substantial Economic Impact on Rural Communities And Small Towns Across U.S.  New Report Details Economic Impact Across 43 States  Webinar on July 14th to Review Findings WASHINGTON, D.C., July 12, 2022 – As many small towns and rural communities across America face shrinking populations and growing economic challenges, a new […]

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In the News

Public Pension Benefits Support Small Towns Across America

Public pension benefits provide a vital source of retirement security to the retired public employees who earned them during their years of public service. But the impact of public pension benefits goes beyond the retirees, spouses, and other beneficiaries of these plans. These benefit dollars also play a critical role in supporting local economies, especially […]

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Award

Winners Announced of 2022 Innovative Pension Funding Award

The National Institute on Retirement Security and the Conference of Consulting Actuaries have announced 3 winners of a new public pension funding competition and award: Innovative Public Pension Funding Strategies.

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