Defined benefit vs. Defined contribution retirement plans for faculty: An exploration of the cost of a portable retirement

John B. White, Morgan P. Miles, Roger White

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This study is designed to illustrate the differences between a defined benefit and a defined contribution plan for university faculty. It is a case study of the University System of Georgia and examines the actual cost of a faculty member selecting a "portable retirement system".

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)85-98
Number of pages14
JournalAcademy of Accounting and Financial Studies Journal
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2011
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Economics and Econometrics

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