The Impact of Easing Investment Restrictions on Downstate Illinois Police and Fire Pensions Funds

In Illinois, retirement benefits are provided to police officers and firefighters through local pension funds. As of the end of fiscal year 2017, there were 643 pension funds for police officers and firefighters across the state. State law places limits on the types of securities that these pension funds can own. These limitations are particularly… Continue reading

Illinois Downstate Pension Fund Consolidation: Costs and Savings from Consolidating Police and Fire Pension Funds

In Illinois, retirement benefits are provided to police officers and firefighters through local pension funds. The funds are regulated by state law, and managed by local boards of trustees. As of the end of fiscal year 2017, there were 643 pension funds for police officers and firefighters in Illinois. Policymakers over the last several years… Continue reading

America’s Urban Campus: The Economic, Social, and Cultural Contribution of Chicago’s Colleges and Universities

America’s Urban Campus (AUC) is a consortium of all major colleges and universities in the city of Chicago, including at the time of this report 22 institutions spanning from City Colleges to the School of the Art Institute to the University of Chicago. AUC retained Anderson Economic Group to analyze and provide a report on… Continue reading

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The Economic Impact of Michigan Technological University

 

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