Pension Reform Newsletter #28 (August 2016 edition)

Commentary

Pension Reform Newsletter #28 (August 2016 edition)

The August 2016 edition of Reason’s Pension Reform Newsletter is now online. Topics covered in this issue include:

  • Pension Boards Should Focus on Returns, Not Divestment
  • For Public Pensions, Past Performance No Guarantee of Future Results
  • Accounting Rules Create Perverse Risk-Taking Incentives for U.S. Public Pension Funds
  • Pension Fund Investment in P3 Infrastructure
  • More Participant-Elected Pension Board Members Associated with Lower Bond Ratings
  • Pension Underfunding in Alabama
  • Sonoma County (CA) Pension Advisory Committee Update
  • Glossary of Pension Terminology

The full newsletter is available here, and previous editions of the newsletter are available here.

Leonard Gilroy is Senior Managing Director of the Pension Integrity Project at Reason Foundation, a nonprofit think tank advancing free minds and free markets. The Pension Integrity Project assists policymakers and other stakeholders in designing, analyzing and implementing public sector pension reforms.