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The Center for Retirement Research at Boston College has undertaken a comprehensive initiative on state and local government retirement plans.  Under this initiative, the Center produces new Issues in Brief, fact sheets, and data that describe and analyze key trends in the state-local pension universe, including plan structure and funding status.  Stay informed by joining the state and local mailing list.

The Center gratefully acknowledges the Center for State & Local Government Excellence for its support of much of this research and data collection.

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Latest Research

The Funding of State and Local Pensions: 2014-2018
Does Mortality Differ Between Public and Private Sector Workers?
How Will Longer Lifespans Affect State and Local Pension Funding?
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Final Report

Connecticut State Retirement Systems: SERS and TRS

Fact Sheets on Pension Reform

California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin

Related Issue in Brief

Fact Sheets on States with Defined Contribution Plans

Alaska, Georgia, Indiana, Michigan Public Schools, Michigan SERS, Oregon, Utah, West Virginia


State and Local Pensions: What Now?

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Center for State & Local Government Excellence