Risky Assumptions: A closer Look at the Bearing of Investment Risk in Defined-Benefit Pension Plans
AbstractThere is reason to question whether employers bear all – and employees none – of the investment risk in defined-benefit pension plans. So are they just defined-contribution plans in disguise?
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by C.D. Howe Institute in its journal C.D. Howe Institute Commentary.
Volume (Year): (2008)
Issue (Month): 266 (June)
governance and public institutions; pension papers; investment risk;
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- J32 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - Nonwage Labor Costs and Benefits; Retirement Plans; Private Pensions
- G23 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Non-bank Financial Institutions; Financial Instruments; Institutional Investors
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