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The 'crisis' in defined benefit corporate pension liabilities. Part I: scope of the problem

Abstract:

Once an integral component of company-sponsored compensation schemes in many Western economies, private defined benefit (DB) pensions are in decline. For many, DB schemes (and their related healthcare liabilities, depending on the jurisdiction) have hobbled the financial well being of plan sponsors and even whole sectors of industry. If a constraint on shareholder value in the short-term, these schemes threaten long-term corporate survival in the emerging global economy. While there remains c...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1057/palgrave.pm.5950041

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Geography
Research group:
Transformations: Economy, Society and Place
Oxford college:
St Peter's College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Geography
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Lupina Foundation (Toronto) More from this funder
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Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan Publisher's website
Journal:
Pensions Journal website
Volume:
12
Issue:
1
Pages:
43–54
Publication date:
2006-11-01
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EISSN:
1750-208X
ISSN:
1478-5315
Language:
English
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Local pid:
ora:2006
Deposit date:
2008-06-02

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