University of Missouri-Columbia

Teacher pension plans plagued by debt

Most public school teachers are enrolled in defined benefit (DB) pension plans, in which retirement income is determined by a complicated formula. Currently, states across the country are facing significant shortfalls in ...

dateOct 03, 2016 in Economics & Business
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Deportation risk increases food insecurity

Nearly 3.5 million children of Mexican descent live with an unauthorized immigrant parent; the vast majority of these children are U.S. born citizens, according to data from the Pew Hispanic Center. Researchers from the University ...

dateSep 29, 2016 in Social Sciences
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