Pensionomics 2014: Measuring the Economic Impact of DB Pension Expenditures

July 30, 2014

A new national economic impact study by the National Institute on Retirement Security (NIRS) finds that defined benefit pension benefits have a significant economic impact: 6.2 million American jobs and $943 billion in economic output. The analysis finds that the benefits provided by state and local government pension plans have a sizable impact that ripples through every state and industry across the nation. See Full National Report See State Fact Sheet