The Transformation of the American Pension System: Was It Beneficial for Workers?
AbstractThe share of Americans with defined contribution pension plans now exceeds the share of those with defined benefit plans. Wolff refers to this as the "great transformation" and it leads him to examine recent evidence to see whether there are winners and losers resulting from this switch away from traditional pension plans.
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EMPLOYMENT and COMPENSATION; Retirement and pensions; Pensions;
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