Friday, August 22, 2014

New Retirement Study Reveals Good News for Louisiana Economy

A 2014 study by the National Institute on Retirement Security (NIRS), Measuring the Economic Impact of DB Pension Expenditures, reveals that benefits paid by state and local pension plans had a total impact of $6.1 billion on Louisiana's economy.

$3.0 billion in direct economic impacts were supported by retirees' initial expenditures, followed by an additional $1.9 billion in indirect impact resulting when these businesses purchased additional goods and services.

For more information about Louisiana, view the NIRS study.

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