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The Evolution of Public Sector Pension Plans in the United States

Robert L. Clark, Lee A. Craig, and Neveen Ahmed

in The Future of Public Employee Retirement Systems

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199573349
eISBN:
9780191721946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573349.003.0014
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Pensions and Pension Management

Municipal governments in the United States began offering retirement plans for their workers in the mid-nineteenth century, and state governments followed in the early twentieth century. As these ... More


Epilogue

Hugh Pemberton, Pat Thane, and Noel Whiteside

in Britain's Pensions Crisis: History and Policy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263853
eISBN:
9780191734281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263853.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The pension reforms proposed by Lord Turner's Pensions Commission were certainly radical, although perhaps not as radical as they might have been. How well did the government of Britain rise to the ... More


Historical Perspectives and the Politics of Pension Reform

Gordon L. Clark

in Pension Security in the 21st Century: Redrawing the Public-Private Debate

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199261765
eISBN:
9780191601248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199261768.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter explores the public-private divide with regards to the development of occupational, professional or firm-based pensions in Britain after the Second World War, and how these were ... More


How to Address Gender Inequality in British Pensions

Patricia Hollis

in Britain's Pensions Crisis: History and Policy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263853
eISBN:
9780191734281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263853.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Pensions have been constructed by men in full-time work for other men in full-time work; but most pensioners are women. The basic state pension (BSP) still assumes that women will derive their state ... More


Anglo-Saxon Occupational Pensions in International Perspective

Steven Sass

in Britain's Pensions Crisis: History and Policy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263853
eISBN:
9780191734281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263853.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Occupational pensions are today a major ‘second tier’ in Anglo-Saxon retirement income systems, providing benefits to a significant portion of the elderly population atop the basic ‘first tier’ ... More


Why Has It All Gone Wrong? The Past, Present, and Future of British Pensions

Frank Field

in Britain's Pensions Crisis: History and Policy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263853
eISBN:
9780191734281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263853.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the political framework within which the debate about retirement income in Britain is conducted. It uses the lessons of the national minimum strategy, but takes into account ... More


Pensions, public opinion and policy

John Hills

in Making social policy work

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349583
eISBN:
9781447302742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349583.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter looks at the evidence on what the public wants from pensions, and at how people react when confronted with the potential ways of achieving it. The first section discusses why it became ... More


Pension Reform and Economic Performance in Britain in the 1980s and 1990s

Richard Disney, Carl Emmerson, and Sarah Smith (eds)

in Seeking a Premier Economy: The Economic Effects of British Economic Reforms, 1980-2000

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226092843
eISBN:
9780226092904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226092904.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Over the last twenty years, successive governments of the United Kingdom have embarked on a series of reforms of the pension program designed both to reduce the prospective costs of social security, ... More


Towards a new pension settlement? Recent pension reform in the UK

Debora Price

in Social Policy Review 20: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2008

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420763
eISBN:
9781447303473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420763.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

In December 2002, the Labour government announced the formation of the Pensions Commission. In 2005, the Commission published comprehensive proposals for pension reform in their second report and it ... More


Changing retirement incomes

David Lain

in Reconstructing Retirement: Work and Welfare in the UK and USA

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447326175
eISBN:
9781447326267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326175.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter examines changes to retirement incomes that increase the financial need for individuals to work beyond age 65 in the UK and US. It starts by returning to the original guiding principles ... More


Choice and risk in pensions: gender and class inequalities

Jay Ginn

in Gender, pensions and the lifecourse: How pensions need to adapt to changing family forms

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343383
eISBN:
9781447302421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343383.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter looks at pension choices and analyses class and gender inequalities in the ability to contribute to the expanding range of types of private pension. It uses data from the General ... More


Pension Strategies in Europe and the United States

Robert Fenge, Georges de Menil, and Pierre Pestieau (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262062725
eISBN:
9780262272575
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262062725.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This book discusses the demographic challenges facing pension systems in the United States and some developed countries in Europe. Factors affecting the challenges include the speed level of the ... More


Women's knowledge of, and attitudes to, pensions

Sue Ward

in The future for older workers: New perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424181
eISBN:
9781447303800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424181.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Women are thought to be not knowledgeable about pensions and therefore they do not join schemes of pay large sums out of their wages into personal pensions. If women understood pensions better, this ... More


Public Policy and Retirement Saving Incentives in the United Kingdom

Woojen Chung, Richard Disney, Carl Emmerson, and Matthew Wakefield

in Pension Strategies in Europe and the United States

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262062725
eISBN:
9780262272575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262062725.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter discusses how the UK government can encourage households to save for retirement, especially in a situation where many households rely on private pensions rather than social security for ... More


The debate about public service occupational pension reform

Brunsdon Edward and May Margaret

in Social Policy Review 23: Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2011

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428301
eISBN:
9781447303503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428301.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter examines the arguments for and against the reform of public service occupational pension schemes. It notes that various journalist, politicians and employer's organisations have been ... More


Pension Security Bonds: A New Plan to Address the State Pension Crisis

Joshua Rauh and Robert Novy-Marx

in The Economists' Voice 2.0: The Financial Crisis, Health Care Reform, and More

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160155
eISBN:
9780231504324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160155.003.0026
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter argues that the federal government should be concerned about state pension liabilities. In the absence of fundamental reform, some large state pension funds may not last through the ... More


Pension Reform: Issues in the Netherlands

Jeroen J. M. Kremers

in Social Security Pension Reform in Europe

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226241081
eISBN:
9780226241913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226241913.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The pension system of the Netherlands consists of three pillars: (1) a state-financed basic pension at minimum wage level, supplemented by (2) a collective pension financed by employees and employers ... More


Social security under the coalition and Conservatives: shredding the system for people of working age; privileging pensioners

Stephen McKay and Karen Rowlingson

in The Coalition Government and Social Policy: Restructuring the Welfare State

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447324560
eISBN:
9781447324584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324560.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter considers the changes made to social security (‘welfare’) during the coalition government and the early days of the Conservative government. It makes clear that while the size of the ... More


Is extending working life possible? Research and policy issues

Chris Phillipson

in The future for older workers: New perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424181
eISBN:
9781447303800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424181.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

During the early part of the twentieth century, much uncertainty surrounds the transition from work to retirement. The causal factors for this uncertainty were spurred by the various directions ... More


A secure retirement for all? Older people and New Labour

Maria Evandrou and Jane Falkingham

in A more equal society?: New Labour, poverty, inequality and exclusion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345783
eISBN:
9781447301394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345783.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

In 1979, Labour's Election Manifesto placed an emphasis on the party's long-standing objective of achieving a state pension of one third adult average earnings for single people and half average ... More


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