Issues: Pensions


Reversing Course in Pennsylvania Higher Education: The Two Tiers in Faculty Pay and Benefits and a Way Forward

This report describes how Pennsylvania’s public colleges and universities employ and compensate full- and part time/adjunct faculty members and...

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Pensionomics: Public Pensions Fuel Economic Activity Across Pa.

Public pension benefits earned by Pennsylvania school and state employees inject millions of dollars into regional and county economies...

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Pension Primer #2: Paying More For Less

As Pennsylvania policymakers, media, and citizens evaluate Governor Tom Corbett’s pension proposal unveiled February 5, 2013, the KRC will...

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Pension Primer #3: Long-term Savings in 2010 Pension Reform Law Hard to Beat

As Pennsylvania policymakers, media, and citizens evaluate Governor Tom Corbett’s pension proposal unveiled February 5, 2013, the KRC will...

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Governor Corbett‰’s Pension Plan a Step Backwards

The Keystone Research Center has assessed Governor Tom Corbett’s plan for school employee and state worker pensions based on...

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An Unbalanced Pension Proposal: ‰”Universities‰” Proposal Would Erode Retirement Security, Weaken Schools‰’ Ability to Retain Talented Teachers, and Create New Threat to Financial Sustainability of Illinois Pension Funds

The “Universities” proposal to alter public employee pension systems in Illinois would significantly undermine the retirement security of teachers...

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Pension Primer #7 – A $40 Billion Dollar Oversight: Actuarial Studies Document High Cost of Governor‰’s Pension Plan

Pennsylvania’s two retirement systems have Press Released models- or actuarial studies- detailing the fiscal impact of Governor Corbett’s proposed...

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Pension Primer #6 – Less Bang for Pa.’s Buck: Governor‰’s Pension Proposal Would Force Taxpayers (and Employees) to Foot the Bill for Retirement Plans with High Fees, Low Returns

This pension primer compares the efficiency, or cost-effectiveness, of individual retirement accounts with the state’s current retirement plans. It...

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Pensionomics: Public Pensions Fuel Economic Activity Across Pa.

Public pension benefits earned by Pennsylvania school and state employees inject millions of dollars into regional and county economies...

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A Misguided ‘Solution’ to a Nonexistent Problem: The High Cost to Taxpayers of Forcing Florida Public Employees Into Lower-Quality Retirement Plans

On March 22, 2013, the Florida House of Representatives approved a major restructuring of Florida’s public employee retirement system...

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