Funding in Public Sector Pension Plans - International Evidence
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The authors would like to thank Monika Bütler, Michael Orszag, Jeffrey Brown, participants of the NBER State and Local Pensions Conference on Aug.19-20, 2010 and Delegates to the OECD Working Party on Private Pensions for their helpful comments. They are also grateful to Yuecheng Liu for research assistance. The study has benefited from a research grant from Netspar. The views expressed are the sole responsibility of the authors and do not reflect those of their organisations, the National Bureau of Economic Research, or the governments of OECD Member countries. The authors are solely responsible for any errors.