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Mitchell, Olivia S.

Works: 265 works in 1,162 publications in 3 languages and 13,893 library holdings
Genres: Cross-cultural studies  Conference proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Honoree
Classifications: HQ1062, 331.252
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Most widely held works about Olivia S Mitchell
Most widely held works by Olivia S Mitchell
Retirement, pensions, and social security by Gary S Fields( Book )

7 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the workforce ages : costs, benefits, and policy challenges( Book )

6 editions published in 1993 in English and Spanish and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Benefits for the workplace of the future by Olivia S Mitchell( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reinventing the retirement paradigm by Robert L Clark( Book )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the same time, public and private trust in traditional pension offerings is rapidly eroding, as companies alter, amend, and terminate their conventional plans in the face of poor investment performance and new methods of pension accounting. Experts from the UK, the US, Japan, Sweden, and Canada offer international perspectives on the evolving institutions of retirement practice. This book provides readers a range of insights and strategies not available in other volumes, and it represents an invaluable addition to the PRC/OUP series. It will be particularly valuable for managers working toward more efficient pension plans; to scholars and policymakers seeking to maximize pension design and effectiveness; and to actuaries and tax specialists concerned with pension regulation. The Pension Research Council at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania was founded 50 years ago to encourage research and teaching on pensions and retirement security
Research frontiers in industrial relations and human resources by David Lewin( Book )

5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Redefining retirement : how will boomers fare? by Brigitte C Madrian( Book )

13 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With retirement system regulation, and to plan sponsors interested in the determinants of work and retirement at older ages
Living with defined contribution pensions : remaking responsibility for retirement( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living with Defined Contribution Pensions analyzes the emerging trends in defined contribution pensions, addressing how the switch will affect retirement income in the future, and recommending ways to improve decision making about pension design in the future. Written for both the benefits specialist and the layperson seeking to become informed, this book is a must for anyone looking for a greater understanding of this pertinent issue
Prospects for social security reform( Book )

5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The question of Social Security reform, how to reform the system or, indeed, whether the system needs reform at all, is the subject of heated debate at all levels of government, in the media, and among workers, pensioners, and employers. Prospects for Social Security Reform informs the debate by exploring why the system is at a crossroads today and what to do about it. Diverse authors detail the size and nature of the problem, explain views of key "stakeholders" regarding reform options, and report new evidence on how reform might affect the economy at large. Research findings and public opinion polls are analyzed as are lessons from other countries experimenting with new ways to deliver old-age benefit promises
Forecasting retirement needs and retirement wealth( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Forecasting Retirement Needs and Retirement Wealth, drawing on the latest information available on health, wealth, and retirement in America, offers new perspectives on ways to support the expanding population of older citizens. The contributors consider how the concept and process of retirement is evolving. They show that new paths to retirement are emerging, paths that involve "bridge" jobs and gradual transitions through various states of employment. They explore the related and equally important, though difficult, problem of determining what resources people need during retirement and consider ways to think about how much to save for old age."--Jacket
Pensions in the public sector( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Pensions in the Public Sector explores the diversity of government pension plans and investigates how these financial institutions must change in years to come. Contributors to the book show that successful public pension systems demand careful attention to benefit and financing policy, strong funding and investment performance, and continuous actuarial oversight."--Jacket
Pension design and structure : new lessons from behavioral finance by Olivia S Mitchell( Book )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and German and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whilst employees are being given more decisions to make regarding their pension provisions, research shows that they are not the best qualified people to be making such major personal economic decisions. This text explores the most commonly-held assumptions about pensions and the consequences of the growing volume of financial research
The pension challenge : risk transfers and retirement income security by Olivia S Mitchell( Book )

17 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This title offers different ways to think about retirement security in a volatile financial environment. Myriad retirement risks confront employees, retirees, employers and governments. The book illustrates how stakeholders can reinvent pensions that perform well in a competitive global setting
Securing employer-based pensions : an international perspective( Book )

7 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Positioning pensions for the twenty-first century( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Positioning Pensions for the Twenty-First Century analyzes the role of pensions in retirement security as we enter the next century, examining how these programs will be able to withstand the challenges to the nation's retirement system and evolve actively to meet them. Developed by the Pension Research Council of the Wharton School, this book brings together a team of leading economists, corporate and labor specialists, actuaries, and policy experts to examine the future of retirement options within the context of emerging labor and business trends and innovative developments in the pension community. The authors illustrate how a successful public and private pension system can be sustained and strengthened, and demonstrate how employer pensions can be configured against a delicately financed social insurance system. The book examines areas where pensions have succeeded and failed over the last several decades, and it also points to positive new developments in the pension arena
Innovations in retirement financing( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and German and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The future of public employee retirement systems by Olivia S Mitchell( Book )

14 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Public pensions are often the subject of 'pension envy', as their benefits might seem more generous and contributions lower than those in the private sector. This text shows that such judgments are often inaccurate, and reflects a vigorous debate amongst academics as they seek to define a new future for public retirement systems
Restructuring retirement risks by David Blitzstein( Book )

10 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book posits that retirement security is the central policy concern of our time. A generation of 'Baby Boomers' is on the verge of retirement, yet pension systems confront crushing challenges, and governments often appear confused about which direction they should move in. Contributors to this volume clarify the discussion by addressing the question: 'What are the new risks and rewards in pensions, and what paths can stakeholders chose to solve these problems?'. The chapters set their sights on employees' needs and expectations, employers' intentions and realizations, and policymakers' efforts to resolve the many challenges. Despite the fact that retirement systems face deep stresses exacerbated by volatile capital markets, poor corporate earning streams, weak macroeconomic performance, and international turmoil, nevertheless, contributors in this volume show courage and creativity in plotting the course over uneven terrain. In the book, three aspects of the evolution of risk and reward-sharing in retirement are evaluated, to offer guidance to pension fiduciaries, plan participants, and policymakers
Recalibrating retirement spending and saving( Book )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As Baby Boomers make the transition into their 60s, they are focusing policymakers' and the media's attention on how this generation will manage the retirement phase of its lifetime. This volume acknowledges that many, though not all, in this older cohort have accumulated substantial assets, so for them, the question is what will they do with what they have? The book provides a detailed exploration of how people entering retirement will deploy their accumulated assets in the near and long term, so to best meet their myriad spending, investment, and other objectives." "This new volume will be especially useful for analysts and consumers concerned with ways to position, invest, manage, and spend retirement assets; financial advisers and academics debating ways to effectively manage assets in retirement; and lawyers and policy experts evaluating regulation for the retirement payout marketplace."--Jacket
Financial literacy : implications for retirement security and the financial marketplace( Book )

10 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As financial markets grow ever more complex and integrated, households must make increasingly sophisticated and all-too-often irreversible economic decisions. This is particularly evident in retirement decision-making. Traditional defined benefit pension schemes are being replaced with defined contribution pensions; employer and government judgment regarding how much to save and where to invest has been replaced by employees having to make these choices on their own (sometimes assisted by advisers); and retirees have become responsible for managing their own pension assets. This volume explores how financial literacy can enhance peoples' ability to make informed economic choices. It proposes that financial literacy determines how well people make and execute saving, investing, borrowing, and planning decisions. It examines causality using controlled settings to disentangle whether financial literacy causes saving or vice versa, and demonstrates that financial education programs do indeed enhance financial decision-making and asset accumulation
Reorienting retirement risk management( Book )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume explores how workers and firms should reassess the risks associated with retirement saving and dissaving to identify creative ways to enhance retirement risk management. It examines the key role for financial literacy and education programs, better pension design and innovative financial products in addressing new economic realities
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Retirement, pensions, and social security
Alternative Names
Mitchell, Olivia

Mitchell, Olivia Stafford

Stafford Mitchell, Olivia

English (156)

German (2)

Spanish (1)

As the workforce ages : costs, benefits, and policy challengesBenefits for the workplace of the futureReinventing the retirement paradigmResearch frontiers in industrial relations and human resourcesRedefining retirement : how will boomers fare?Living with defined contribution pensions : remaking responsibility for retirementProspects for social security reformForecasting retirement needs and retirement wealth