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ISBN: 9264031359, 9789264031357
Author: Oecd Publishing
Source: www.oecdbookshop.org
Keywords: tax, accounts, encouraging, preferred, savings, studies, oecd, policy
Formats:PDF
Copyrights: Copyrighted

To boost their domestic saving rate, many OECD countries have introduced savings accounts that offer tax advantages, called tax-preferred savings accounts. This report describes and analyses various tax-preferred savings accounts, excluding pension-related accounts, in a cross-section of 11 OECD countries. Based on a comparison of results, the report then answers the following questions: (1) which......
ISBN: 0833028715, 9780833028716
Authors: Beth J. Asch, John T. Warner
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: particpate, reservists, plan, savings, thrift
Formats:PDF
Copyrights: Copyrighted

The FY2000 National Defense Authorization Act provided authority to members of the armed services to participate in the federal thrift savings plan (TSP), whose structure is similar to the Civil Service Retirement System. A cost analysis by the Federal Thrift Retirement Investment Board found that extending the TSP to reservists is a poor idea because of the excessive cost of administering many sm......
Authors: Evi Hatziandreu, Fragiskos Archontakis, Andrew Daly
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: based, life, care, england, hospice, home, cost, savings, greater, potential
Formats:PDF
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This report was prepared for and in collaboration with the National Audit Office. The study objective was twofold: first, to provide an estimation of the current economic impact of caring for patients during their last year of life in England; and, second, to simulate the potential benefits of an expansion of those services by decreasing reliance on acute care during that time. The study is part o......
ISBN: 083302826X, 9780833028266
Authors: Susan M. Gates, Albert A. Robbert
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: activities, real, last, dod, sourced, savings, competitively, personnel
Formats:PDF
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In recent years, the Department of Defense (DoD) has placed increasing faith in competitive sourcing to make its operations more efficient and effective. During fiscal years 1997 through 2005 the Pentagon expects to save $11 billion by putting tasks involving some 250,000 positions out for competitive bid. However, critics have questioned whether competitive sourcing actually produces the savings ......
Authors: Angela A. Hung, Erik Meijer, Kata Mihaly, Joanne K. Yoong
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: savings, management, decumulation, retirement, literacy, spending, financial, building
Formats:PDF
Copyrights: Copyrighted

As employer-provided pension plans have largely shifted from defined benefit (DB) to defined contribution (DC) pension plans, responsibility for plan investments and the accompanying risks have also shifted from the provider to the employee. Employees have to decide how much to contribute to their plans, how to allocate their retirement accounts between various investment options, and how they wil......
Author: Mario Catalán
Source: www.ebookdb.org
Keywords: development, leads, market, stock, savings, contractual
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Copyrights: General Copyright

Publisher: World Bank PublicationsPublished Time: World Bank PublicationsPages: 50This paper argues that contractual savings (assets of pension funds and life insurance companies) contribute to stock market development.......
Authors: John Beshears, James J. Choi, David Laibson, Brigitte C. Madrian, Katherine L. Milkman
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: savings, decisions, retirement, information, providing, peer, effect
Formats:PDF
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The authors conducted a field experiment to evaluate the effect of receiving information about the retirement savings decisions of one's peers. Non-participants and low savers in one firm's 401(k) plan received letters enabling them to enroll or increase their plan contribution rate by returning a simple reply form. Some employees were randomly assigned to receive peer information: a statement abo......
ISBN: 0833041517, 9780833041517
Author: Carl J. Dahlman
Source: www.ebookdb.org
Keywords: savings, force, reductions, computing, method, military, person, year, cost
Formats:PDF
Copyrights: General Copyright

Publisher: RANDPublished Time: RANDPages: 100The Department of Defense strives to only use military personnel for military-essential tasks and has consistently recommended the civilianization of ever-more military functions and positions. This guidance also stems from the belief that military personnel cost more than comparable civilians. As a policy, civilianization can only be properly applied w......
ISBN: 0833030183, 9780833030184
Authors: Mark A. Lorell, John C. Graser
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: savings, estimates, cost, reform, acquisition, overview
Formats:PDF
Copyrights: Copyrighted

A number of analyses have recently been conducted in efforts to update technical cost models and cost estimating relationships for fixed-wing combat aircraft, particularly in light of the numerous cost-saving measures that have been initiated over the past decade. This report focuses specifically on acquisition reform (AR), or the institution of changes either in government acquisition processes o......
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