Global Pensions, April 13, 2007

The newly-created National Institute on Retirement Security (NIRS) has named its board of directors and officers.  NIRS also has launched a nationwide search for an executive director to lead the NIRS and begin to commission, research and implement education programs.  NIRS board member says, “there is a need for in-depth data on the role public pension funds – institutional investors with about $3trn in assets – play in providing long term capital to financial markets, corporations and entrepreneurial start-ups.”  Global Pensions