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- 12-31-28 Report of the Commission on Pensions of State Employees
- Public Retirement System Survey: Preliminary Results
- Funding the Golden Years in the Golden State
- Legislative Update
National trends in post-employment benefits for private- and public-sector employees
- "Retirement Decisions - Federal Policies Offer Mixed Signals about When to Retire," U.S. Government Accountability Office, July 2007
- "Illinois urged to stay with pensions, Study says 401(k) would cost more," by Doug Finke, The State-Journal Register, May 8, 2007.
- “Defined Contribution Experience in the Public Sector,” Mark C. Olleman, International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans, February 2007.
- “Public Fund Survey Summary of Findings for FY 2005,” Keith Brainard, Research Director, National Association of State Retirement Administrators, September 2006
- “Public Fund Survey for FY 2005" - Actuarial Funding Levels, Public Fund Survey, September 2006.
- “Retiree Pensions and Health Benefits: State and Local Governments Face New Budget Challenges,” by Donald Boyd, Rockefeller Institute of Government, April 2006.
- "Beneath the Surface: Pennsylvania's Looming Pension and Healthcare Benefits Crisis," by Richard C. Dreyfuss, Commonwealth Foundation, February 1, 2006.
- "The Report of the Benefits Review Task Force," State of New Jersey Benefits Review Task Force, December 1, 2005.
- “2004 Comparative Study of Major Public Employee Retirement Systems,” William Ford, Senior Staff Attorney, Wisconsin Legislative Council, December 2005.
- “Retirement Plan Participation: Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP) Data,” Employee Benefit Research Institute, September 2005.
- “What’s Wrong with ASOP 27? Bad measures, Bad Decisions,” by Lawrence N. Bader and Jeremy Gold.
- “Assumed Rates of Discount for Valuations of Publicly Sponsored Defined Benefit Plans,” by Jeremy Gold, September 22, 2000.
- "Benefit Review Study of the Nebraska Retirement Systems," Buck Consultants, August 2000.
- "Defined Contribution Experience in the Public Sector" by Mark C. Olleman, Benefits & Compensation Digest, February 2007.
- “Public Pension Plans Face Billions in Shortages,” by Mary Williams Walsh, New York Times, August 2006.
- “The Value of Defined Benefit Plans,” American Academy of Actuaries Issue Brief, July 2006.
- “NASRA Response to the Reason Foundation Study, ‘The Gathering Pension Storm,’” Keith Brainard, National Association of State Retirement Administrators, January 2006.
- “The Gathering Pension Storm: How Government Pension Plans are Breaking the Bank and Strategies for Reform,” George Passantino and Adam B. Summers, Reason Foundation Policy Study 335, June 2005.
“The Economic Effects of Public Pensions,” National Association of State Retirement Administrators, 2004.
- "Retiree Health Benefits: Still Misunderstood…Still Protected" by Robert F. Bezemek, CPER Journal, October 2007.
- "Questions and Answers: California's First Retiree Health Valuation," by Jason Dickerson, California Legislative Analyst's Office, May 9, 2007.
- "2006 Health Benefits Survey of Employers," California State Teachers' Retirement System, February 2007.
- “Paying for Promises,” by Jonathan Walters, Governing, February 2007.
- "Other Post Employment Benefit Liability of Local Governments in Minnesota," State of Minnesota, Office of the State Auditor, October 18, 2006.
- “An Analysis of Public Sector Health Care Costs in California,” The Center for Government Analysis, September 2006.
- “Retiree Health Care: A Growing Cost for Government,” by Elizabeth G. Hill, California Legislative Analyst’s Office, February, 2006.
“Public Retiree Health Coverage: A Bibliography,” The California Health Care Foundation, 2006.
- “Benefits in the Balance: The Uncertain Future of Public Retiree Health Coverage,” The California Health Care Foundation, 2006.
- “GASB Statement 45 on OPEB Accounting by Governments: A few basic questions and answers,” Government Accounting Standards Board, 2006.
- "State Government Retiree Health Benefits: Current Status and Potential Impact of New Accounting Standards," by Stan Wisniewski, Ph.D. J.D., and Lorel Wisniewski, Ph.D., Workplace Economics, Inc. July 2004.
- “A Plain Language Summary of GASB Statements No. 43 and No. 45,”
- "Old Promises, Emerging Bills: Considering OPEB in Public Finance Ratings," Laskey, Amy R. et al., Fitch Ratings, March 2007.
- “Improved U.S. State Pension Funding Levels Could be on the Horizon,” Parry Young, Standard & Poor’s, February 2007.
- “The Not So Golden Years: Credit Implications of GASB 45,” Fitch Ratings, June 2005.
- "Reversal of Fortune: The Rising Cost of Public Sector Pensions and Other Post-Employment Benefits," Joseph D. Mason, Fitch Ratings, September 2003.