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Searching for: researcher is "center for retirement research at boston college"

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How much risk is acceptable?
How much risk is acceptable?
Center for Retirement Research at Boston College
Nov 2008 United States Scheme Issues & Trends, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Pension Reform
The Center for Retirement Research at Boston College has published research which looks at proposals to reform the retirement income system in light of the current financial crisis. One component of such a system could be a new tier of retirement accounts. The most fundamental question is whether the goal of the new tier is to provide a defined contribution account, where the retirement income will depend on market performance, or an account that can provide a certain percent of final earnings - that is, a target replacement rate. This research takes the first step in exploring the question of how much risk is acceptable.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Nov 2008 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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The Financial Crisis and Private Defined Benefit Plans
The Financial Crisis and Private Defined Benefit Plans
Center for Retirement Research at Boston College
Nov 2008 United States Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Investment - Performance, Countries - US
Between October 9, 2007 and October 9, 2008, the value of equities in retirement plans dropped by about $4trn, with the decline divided equally between defined benefit and 401(k)/Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs). This report explores what a loss of roughly $1trn of private sector defined benefit equities means for the individual participants and for the firms that sponsor those plans.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Nov 2008 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Are retirement savings too exposed to market risk?
Are retirement savings too exposed to market risk?
Center for Retirement Research at Boston College
Oct 2008 United States Surpluses and Deficits, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Countries - US
A paper from the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, entitled "Are retirement savings too exposed to market risk?", examines how stock market falls have affected pension schemes and highlights the need to offset the risk to individual pension members as the shift towards 401(k) continues.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Oct 2008 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Why do more older men work in some states?
Why do more older men work in some states?
Center for Retirement Research at Boston College
Apr 2008 United States Scheme Issues & Trends, Pensioners & Retirement, Countries - US
With increasing pressure on the nation’s retirement systems, questions about how long people stay in the labor force and why they decide to retire are of great importance. The big unknown going forward is whether the contraction of the retirement income system will cause workers to continue working at older ages. The first part of a two-part study by the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College explores the relationship between retirement benefits and labor force participation rates across states.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Apr 2008 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Investment Returns: Defined Benefit vs. 401(k) Plans
Investment Returns: Defined Benefit vs. 401(k) Plans
Center for Retirement Research at Boston College
7 Sep 2006 United States Investment - General
A report from the Center for Retirement Research shows rates of return on defined benefit and 401(k) plans over the period 1988-2004 and discovers that the defined benefit plans outperformed 401(k) plans by one percentage point in that period.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Sep 2006 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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