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August 2003, Vol. 126, No.8
Defining participation in defined contribution pension plansJohn Turner
Economist, Social Security Administration.
Satyendra K. Verma
Senior Research Advisor, Public Policy Institute AARP.
Traditional measures appear to overstate the number of participants in defined contribution pensions; using data
from the Survey of Income and Program Participation and the Social Security Administration’s Detailed Earnings
Record may result in a more accurate measure.
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