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Public pension plans

Public pension plans

evaluation of economically targeted investment programs : report to the Ranking Minority Member, Subcommittee on Federal Services, Post Office, and Civil Service, Committee on Governmental Affairs, U.S. Senate

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Published by The Office in Washington, D.C. (P.O. Box 37050, Washington 20013) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • State governments -- Officials and employees -- Pensions -- United States.,
  • Pension trusts -- Investments -- United States -- Evaluation.,
  • Civil service -- United States -- Pensions -- Management.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesEvaluation of economically targeted investment programs.
    StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Governmental Affairs. Subcommittee on Federal Services, Post Office, and Civil Service.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination66 p.
    Number of Pages66
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17698345M


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