2012 Retirement Confidence Survey of the State and Local Government Workforce

Joshua M. Franzel, Ph.D.
Vice President of Research
Center for State and Local Government Excellence

Paul J. Yakoboski, Ph.D.
Senior Economist
TIAA-CREF Institute

July 2012 |

Much has been written about the financial condition of pension plans and plan reform in the public sector, but little has been documented about public sector workers’ confidence, expectations and behavior with respect to retirement planning and saving. A representative sample of state and local government employees was surveyed to examine these issues.

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