The Penn Institute for Urban Research “State & Local Public Finance Links”¬†website is a library of resources, updated monthly, for planners, policymakers, and researchers to access analysis and information about state and local public finance in the United States.

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News Articles

Report: New York Sitting on a Debt Bomb

Crain's New York Business, 2018

Will Bredderman

Pension Underfunding, State Finance

News Articles

Biggest U.S. Public Pension Looks to China for New Investment Chief

Wall Street Journal, 2018

Dawn Lim, Heather Gillers


Institutional Reports

City Fiscal Conditions 2018

National League of Cities, 2018

Christiana McFarland, Michael A. Pagano

Budget Management

News Opinions

The Time Bomb Inside Public Pension Plans

University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School, 2018


Pension Underfunding

Journal Articles

Pension Policy and the Financial System

Journal of Finance, 2018

David S. Scharfstein

Pension Returns, Pensions

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