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Tennessee Public Pensions: A Model for Pension Reform

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dc.contributor.author Savidge, Thomas
dc.date.accessioned 2020-07-29T16:50:54Z
dc.date.available 2020-07-29T16:50:54Z
dc.date.issued 2020-08-01
dc.identifier.uri https://jewlscholar.mtsu.edu/handle/mtsu/6292
dc.description.abstract Tennessee’s public pension system recent reforms passed in 2014 have helped make Tennessee one of the best public pension systems in the United States. This paper will first examine the reforms made by Tennessee. The sections that follow will examine how Tennessee’s public pension plans have fared compared to other states that have made reforms (i.e. Michigan and Wisconsin) and states where no reforms to defined benefit pension plans have been made (i.e. Alabama, Connecticut, and Illinois) in terms of contribution rates, funding ratios, and liability valuations. The second part of this paper will make recommendations for future reform that will help keep Tennessee one of the most competitive public pension plans in the United States. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Political Economy Research Institute en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject public pensions en_US
dc.subject Tennessee en_US
dc.subject pension reform en_US
dc.title Tennessee Public Pensions: A Model for Pension Reform en_US
dc.title.alternative A Policy Study by the Political Economy Research Institute at MTSU en_US
dc.type Working Paper en_US
dcterms.publisher SSRN Working Paper en_US


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