Public Pensions and City Solvency

Underfunded pension liabilities are severely threatening many cities, and policymakers are increasingly turning their attention to the legacy issues surrounding the funding of pensions. Public Pensions and City Solvency addresses this complex fiscal issue and presents strategies to achieve financial sustainability.

Public Pensions and City Solvency

Edited by Susan M. Wachter

2016 | 120 pages | Cloth $24.95
Public Policy
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Table of Contents

Foreword
—Richard Ravitch

Chapter 1. Why City Pension Problems Have Not Improved, and a Roadmap Forward
—Joshua D. Rauh
Chapter 2. The Law and Politics of Municipal Pensions
—Amy B. Monahan
Chapter 3. Erosion of the Foundation of Municipal Finance
—D. Roderick Kiewiet and Mathew D. McCubbins
Conclusion. A Call for Transparency
—Robert Inman and Susan M. Wachter

Notes
List of Contributors
References