The Public Sector Retirement Systems Project conducts and publishes groundbreaking research on the fiscal challenges state and cities face from their pension and retiree health promises.
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Many state retirement systems are on an unsustainable course, coming up short on their investment targets and having failed to set aside enough money to fund the pension promises made to public employees. Even as contributions from taxpayers over the past decade doubled as a share of state revenue, the total still fell short of what is needed to improve the funding situation. Read More
This report summarizes the key pension-related provisions of Detroit’s POA and includes an examination of thecity’s pension funding trajectory. Read More
State human resources (HR) directors face numerous challenges when building a state workforce. They are well-positioned to understand the needs and preferences of state workers, making their perspectives on how to attract and hold on to productive and engaged employees valuable. To learn more, The Pew Charitable Trusts partnered with the National Association of State Personnel Executives to hold... Read More