Pension Tracker

The Bill Lane Center houses a Pension Tracker tool offering data on public sector debt for pension liabilities, with a focus on California. 

Formerly housed at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR), Pension Tracker was launched by Joe Nation, a SIEPR researcher and professor of the practice of public policy. In maintaining Pension Tracker, Nation hopes to provide granular data to Californians and other Westerners so that all are aware of the dire financial conditions of public pensions, and the need for lawmakers and pension managers to take action.  

To learn more about Pension Tracker, read this Q&A with Joe Nation, and view highlights from the 2019 data here.

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