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The Promise of Private Pensions

The First Hundred Years

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HARDCOVER

$86.50 • £69.95 • €78.00

ISBN 9780674945203

Publication Date: 06/15/1997

Short

344 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

2 line illustrations

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  • Introduction: Setting the Problem
  • Pensions and Capitalism
  • Business Finds an Interest
  • The Logic of Pension Expansion
  • The Hard Actuarial Realities
  • The Public Character of Private Pensions
  • A Tale of Two Classes
  • The Pension Industry Reorganizes
  • ERISA and the Reformation of Pensions
  • Epilogue: Pensions and Post-Industrial Capitalism
  • Notes
  • Index

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