Who Chooses Defined Contribution Plans?

Jeffrey R. Brown, Scott J. Weisbenner

NBER Retirement Research Center Paper No. NB 06-03
Issued in September 2006

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This research was supported by the U.S. Social Security Administration through grant #10-P-98363-1-03 to the National Bureau of Economic Research as part of the SSA Retirement Research Consortium. The findings and conclusions expressed are solely those of the author(s) and do not represent the views of SSA, any agency of the Federal Government, or the NBER. We are grateful to the SSA for this support. We are also grateful to Dan Slack, Doug Steele, and other staff members at the State Universities Retirement System for their tireless efforts at providing us with the data for this project, as well as for helpful conversations and comments on the paper. We thank Sarah Jackson for excellent research assistance.

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