Missouri Archives

January 26, 2016

2016 State Outlook: Missouri

Retirees and public employees in Missouri should feel good about the security of their retirement. Missouri’s public pensions are healthy and state politicians have largely avoided unnecessary, misguided attacks on pensions. Last year, the executive director of the Public School …

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December 11, 2015

Pensions as Economic Stimulus

Earlier this week, I wrote about the economic efficiency of pensions in providing retirement income to individual workers. Defined benefit pensions have many advantages that make them more cost efficient than 401(k)s. Beyond the advantages for the individual saving for …

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