Wharton Pension Research Council Working Papers
 

Title

Defined Contribution Pension Plans in the Public Sector: A Benchmark Analysis

Document Type

Working Paper

Date of this Version

10-1-2008

Abstract

This chapter assesses best practice benchmarks for the design of defined contribution plans in the public sector, where such plans are the primary, or core, employment-based retirement benefit. These benchmarks rely on the notion that providing an adequate and secure retirement income for participants is the primary plan objective.

Comments

The published version of this Working Paper may be found in the 2009 publication: The Future if Public Employee Retirement Systems.

Working Paper Number

WP2008-17

Copyright/Permission Statement

© 2008 Pension Research Council of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. All rights reserved.

Acknowledgements

Opinions and errors are solely those of the authors and not of the institutions with whom the authors are affiliated. This research was presented at the 2008 Pension Research Council Symposium.

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Date Posted: 07 August 2019