Research January 2023

Pensionomics 2023: Measuring the Economic Impact of Defined Benefit Pension Expenditures

Economic gains attributable to private and public sector defined benefit pensions in the U.S. during the COVID-19 pandemic were substantial, according to Pensionomics 2023: Measuring the Economic Impact of Defined Benefit Pension Expenditures. This report calculates the national economic impacts of U.S pension plans, as well as the impact of state and local plans on […]

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Press Release January 4, 2023

Pension Spending During Pandemic Supported $1.3 Trillion In Output Across U.S.

Pension Spending During Pandemic Supported $1.3 Trillion In Output, 6.8 Million Jobs, $157.7 Billion in Tax Revenue Across the U.S. Economy Real Estate, Food Services, Health Care, and Retail Sectors Realized Biggest Employment Impacts Webinar on January 11 at 2 PM ET to Review Findings WASHINGTON, D.C., January 4, 2023 – Economic gains attributable to […]

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In the News

False alarms distract from real retirement challenges

In a Forbes column, Dan Doonan writes that despite economic challenges, public pension plans in the U.S. have remained resilient. In fact, many plans remain at their highest funded levels in years, even with more conservative investment return assumptions. The strength and resiliency of these retirement plans can be attributed, at least in part, to […]

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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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