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How Will Unfunded Pension Liabilities Affect Big Cities?

This brief examines GASB 68 and how unfunded liabilities will be reported for large cities that participate in cost-sharing state plans. (01/16)

Health Care

Spotlight on Retiree Health Care Benefits for State and Local Employees in 2014

An overview of the health care and other postemployment benefits state and local governments provide for their retired employees and how they pay for them. (12/14)


Local Government Workforce of Tomorrow

How can local governments compete for talent as more of their workforce retires and they need to appeal to a new generation that has many choices about where to work?


Comparing Compensation: State-Local Versus Private Sector Workers

An examination of whether benefits close the wage gap between public and private sector workers. The analysis found that the compensation of state-local and private sector workers is similar. (9/15/11)



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