The Looming Pension Crisis by Stanford Business

January 26, 2013 - 10:06am

By StanfordClick HERE for Videoon Jan 25, 2013Joshua Rauh predicts a national crisis in public sector pensions within the next decade that will leave state and local governments bankrupt and taxpayers on the hook for trillions of dollars. He is a professor of finance at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.What's wrong with the way that state and local governments budget for employee pensions? 0:06What happens if public sector pension funds don't achieve targeted returns? 0:52How would a public sector pension crisis impact our financial markets? 1:49Why should the business community be concerned about a pension crisis? 2:43

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