Conference Papers

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An Introduction to Teacher Retirement Benefits

Janet Hansen, Committee for Economic Development

The Link Between Pensions and Retirement Timing: Lessons from California Teachers

Kristine M. Brown, University of Illinois-Champaign-Urbana

Retiree Health Plans for Public School Teachers After GASB 43 and 45

Robert Clark, North Carolina State University

Determinants of the Generosity of Pension Plans for Public School Teachers, 1982-2006

R. Clark and L. Craig, North Carolina State University

Teacher Pension Incentives, Retirement Behavior, and Potential for Reform in Arkansas

R. Costrell and J. McGee, University of Arkansas

Distribution of Benefits in Teacher Retirement Systems and Their Implications for Mobility

R.Costrell, University of Arkansas and M.Podgursky, University of Missouri

Scrambling the Nest Egg: How Well do Teachers Understand Their Pensions and What Do They Think about Alternative Pension Structures?

M. DeArmond and D. Goldhaber, University of Washington

Labor Market Effects of Pensions and Implications for Teachers

Leora Friedberg and Sarah Turner, University of Virginia

“But the Pension Fund Was Just Sitting There …” – The Politics of Teacher Retirement Plans

Frederick Hess and Juliet Squire, American Enterprise Institute

Teacher Retirement Ponzi Schemes

Laurence J. Kotlikoff, Boston University

Legal Limitations on Public Pension Plan Reform

Amy Monahan, University of Missouri-Columbia

Teacher Pension Incentives and Labor Market Behavior: Evidence from Missouri Administrative Teacher Data

S. Ni, M. Podgursky and M. Ehlert, University of Missouri-Columbia

Teacher Pension Preferences: Pilot Study Results

E.E. Smith and J.W. Guthrie, Peabody College of Vanderbilt University

Patterns of Retirement and Return Employment of Pennsylvania’s Professional School Personnel: 1984-2006

R. Strauss and J. Liu, Carnegie-Mellon University

Early Career Teachers’ Perceptions of Traditional Versus Innovative Benefits Packages

Doannie Tran and Elsie Huang, Teach Plus Teaching Policy Fellow