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The Resource The transformation of the American pension system : was it beneficial for workers?, Edward N. Wolff

The transformation of the American pension system : was it beneficial for workers?, Edward N. Wolff

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The transformation of the American pension system : was it beneficial for workers?
Title
The transformation of the American pension system
Title remainder
was it beneficial for workers?
Statement of responsibility
Edward N. Wolff
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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Wolff, Edward N
Dewey number
331.25/220973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HD7125
LC item number
.W57 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Pensions
  • Old age pensions
  • Social security
  • Retirement income
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • Old age pensions
  • Pensions
  • Retirement income
  • Social security
  • United States
Label
The transformation of the American pension system : was it beneficial for workers?, Edward N. Wolff
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction : A précis of the book ; Chapter outline -- 2. Recent trends in household wealth, 1983-2009: robust growth followed by collapse : Data sources and methods ; Median wealth rose briskly during the 2000s ; Wealth inequality shows a little change over the early and mid-2000s ; Household portfolios show a pronounced shift into DC pension accounts -- Portfolio composition by wealth class ; The racial divide remains largely unchanged over time ; Wealth shifts from the young to the old ; Stock ownership first rises and then falls ; An update to 2009 ; A wealth inequality puzzle ; Summary and concluding comments -- 3. Review of the literature on retirement wealth and retirement adequacy : Did pension coverage rise? ; Did pension and retirement wealth increase? ; Do pensions reduce other forms of savings? ; Has retirement adequacy improved over time? ; Are there also improvements in the economic status of the elderly? ; What were the effects of the 2007-2009 recession on pension wealth? -- 4. The slowdown in pension wealth growth in the 2000s : Accounting framework ; Pension coverage on the employee level ; Trends in private accumulations ; DC employer contributions (DCEMP) to defined contribution pension plans ; Summary of findings -- 5. Stagnation of retirement wealth in the 2000s : Social security and total retirement wealth ; Augmented wealth ; Alternative pension wealth calculations ; Update to 2009 ; Summary and conclusions -- 6. Differences in retirement wealth by demographic and household characteristics : Trends and composition of retirement and augmented wealth ; Disparities in retirement wealth by demographic group ; Summary and concluding remarks -- 7. Retirement prospects : Measuring retirement income adequacy ; Expected retirement income ; The expected poverty rate at retirement ; Replacement rates -- 8. Conclusions and policy recommendations : Summary of principal findings ; Policy recommendations -- Appendixes : A. Sources and methods used for the survey of consumer finances data ; B. Estimation of pension and social security wealth ; C. Augmented wealth including employer contributions to DC plans and net of taxes ; D. Extended results on retirement adequacy
Control code
774110541
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 333 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780880993906
Lccn
2011041271
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)774110541
Label
The transformation of the American pension system : was it beneficial for workers?, Edward N. Wolff
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction : A précis of the book ; Chapter outline -- 2. Recent trends in household wealth, 1983-2009: robust growth followed by collapse : Data sources and methods ; Median wealth rose briskly during the 2000s ; Wealth inequality shows a little change over the early and mid-2000s ; Household portfolios show a pronounced shift into DC pension accounts -- Portfolio composition by wealth class ; The racial divide remains largely unchanged over time ; Wealth shifts from the young to the old ; Stock ownership first rises and then falls ; An update to 2009 ; A wealth inequality puzzle ; Summary and concluding comments -- 3. Review of the literature on retirement wealth and retirement adequacy : Did pension coverage rise? ; Did pension and retirement wealth increase? ; Do pensions reduce other forms of savings? ; Has retirement adequacy improved over time? ; Are there also improvements in the economic status of the elderly? ; What were the effects of the 2007-2009 recession on pension wealth? -- 4. The slowdown in pension wealth growth in the 2000s : Accounting framework ; Pension coverage on the employee level ; Trends in private accumulations ; DC employer contributions (DCEMP) to defined contribution pension plans ; Summary of findings -- 5. Stagnation of retirement wealth in the 2000s : Social security and total retirement wealth ; Augmented wealth ; Alternative pension wealth calculations ; Update to 2009 ; Summary and conclusions -- 6. Differences in retirement wealth by demographic and household characteristics : Trends and composition of retirement and augmented wealth ; Disparities in retirement wealth by demographic group ; Summary and concluding remarks -- 7. Retirement prospects : Measuring retirement income adequacy ; Expected retirement income ; The expected poverty rate at retirement ; Replacement rates -- 8. Conclusions and policy recommendations : Summary of principal findings ; Policy recommendations -- Appendixes : A. Sources and methods used for the survey of consumer finances data ; B. Estimation of pension and social security wealth ; C. Augmented wealth including employer contributions to DC plans and net of taxes ; D. Extended results on retirement adequacy
Control code
774110541
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 333 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780880993906
Lccn
2011041271
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)774110541

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