The Funding Status of Retiree Health Plans in the Public Sector
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Funding for this research was provided by the Center for State and Local Government Excellence. We would like to thank Christina Robinson for her research assistance on this project. Helpful comments and suggestions on an earlier draft were provided by Jerrell Coggburn, Dennis Daley, Rick Kearney, Kitty McCollum, Olivia Mitchell, Philip Peterson, and Andrew Stratton. In addition we would like thank Joseph Newhouse and seminar participants at the NBER State and Local Pensions Conference. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.