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Managing Pension and Retirement Plans: A Guide for Employers, Administrators, and Other Fiduciaries

August Baker, Dennis E. Logue, and Jack S. Rader


This book discusses the different financial issues surrounding pension plans. It covers the different types of pension plans, fiduciary responsibilities, investment policy, performance monitoring, risk management, and cost control. The book is divided into five parts. Part I introduces the two main types of pension plans (defined benefit and defined contribution plans), then presents an overview of fiduciary responsibilities and regulatory compliance. Part II focuses on the different aspects of Defined Benefit plans. Part III focuses on Defined Contribution plans and hybrid plans. Part IV disc ... More

Keywords: pension plans, defined benefit plans, defined contribution plans, hybrid plans, investment performance, decision making, asset management, cost control

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2004 Print ISBN-13: 9780195165906
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: July 2005 DOI:10.1093/019516590X.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

August Baker, author
The Brattle Group, Cambridge, Mass.

Dennis E. Logue, author
Oklahoma University

Jack S. Rader, author
Financial Management Association

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Part I Fundamentals

Part II Defined Benefit Plans

Part III Defined Contribution and Hybrid Plans

Part IV Measuring, Evaluating, and Improving Investment Performance

Part V Management Issues: Decisions, Strategies, and People