Truong Bui is a managing director of the Pension Integrity Project at Reason Foundation.
Bui primarily works on the pension team's data and quantitative work and has contributed to numerous policy studies and data visualizations.
Prior to joining Reason, Bui was a financial analyst for Thien Viet Securities, a local investment bank in Vietnam, where he specialized in business valuation and investment memo preparation.
Bui graduated from RMIT University Vietnam with a bachelor's degree in commerce and received a Masters of Business Administration, with an emphasis in finance, from the Drucker School of Management at Claremont Graduate University.
Bui is based in Los Angeles.
Arizona passes prefunding program for state retirement system
The Arizona State Retirement System is now one of the few statewide pension systems that has a dedicated contribution prefunding program.
Examining the populations best served by defined benefit and defined contribution plans
The claim that a defined benefit plan is more efficient than a defined contribution plan, purely on a basis of cost, overlooks a larger and more meaningful perspective regarding benefit distribution.
Alaska pension bill would bring major financial risk and unfunded liability growth
House Bill 55 would commit Alaska to unpredictable long-term costs for public safety workers' pensions so it is crucial to consider the costs over decades, not just a few years.
Horizon survey predicts bleak future for public pension investment returns
Major survey by Horizon Actuarial Services says the short- and long-term investment outlook for public pension plans is getting worse.
Colorado Considers Reducing Pension Contributions in Response to Budget Concerns
If pension contribution policies are adjusted it would result in the addition of significant long-term costs and a public pension plan that is no longer en route to full funding.
Public Pension Plans Weren’t Meeting Investment Expectations Long Before the Coronavirus
A reliance on overly optimistic assumed rates of investment returns was driving the increases in public pension debt before the recent economic downturn.
Failing to Meet Investment Expectations Drives the Teachers’ Retirement System of Louisiana Debt
Investment underperformance has accounted for over 50 percent of the $6.3 billion worth of unfunded liabilities plaguing TRSL.
New Mexico Enacts Bipartisan Pension Reform to Improve PERA Solvency
Senate Bill 72 was a necessary and crucial first step towards improving the financial health of PERA and ensuring the sustainable delivery of public employee retirement benefits for state and local workers
PAYGO Is the Most Costly Way to Fund a Public Retirement System and Would Be Bad for New Mexico
Pensions are meant to be prefunded so that current taxpayers and current public employees share the costs of those workers’ benefits.