National Institute on Retirement Security (NIRS) is a nonpartisan non-profit research institute based in Washington, D.C., United States. NIRS seeks to "contribute to informed policy making in the area of retirement security by fostering a deep understanding of the value of traditional pension systems to employees, employers and the economy as a whole." NIRS accomplishes its agenda through a variety of research and education initiatives, such as research reports, toolkits, issue briefs, informative programming, and an Annual Policy Conference held in Washington DC each spring.

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  • National Institute on Retirement Security (NIRS) is a nonpartisan non-profit research institute based in Washington, D.C., United States. NIRS seeks to "contribute to informed policy making in the area of retirement security by fostering a deep understanding of the value of traditional pension systems to employees, employers and the economy as a whole." NIRS accomplishes its agenda through a variety of research and education initiatives, such as research reports, toolkits, issue briefs, informative programming, and an Annual Policy Conference held in Washington DC each spring. NIRS is guided by the vision that all Americans should have access to retirement security and seeks to encourage the development of public policies that enhance retirement nationwide. According to the organization’s "2011 Impact Report", this vision is one of a retirement system that can meet the needs of employers, employees, and the public interest alike. NIRS has gained recognition for its research on breaking retirement issues. As of March 2012, NIRS has released thirteen reports and seven issue briefs. Research focuses on retirement security, with an emphasis on the role and value of the defined benefit pension plan (DB) and on innovative policy and strategies in the retirement arena. (en)
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  • Reliable research. Sensible solutions.
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  • The Council of Institutional Investors, The National Association of State Retirement Administrators, The National Council on Teacher Retirement
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  • National Institute on Retirement Security (NIRS) is a nonpartisan non-profit research institute based in Washington, D.C., United States. NIRS seeks to "contribute to informed policy making in the area of retirement security by fostering a deep understanding of the value of traditional pension systems to employees, employers and the economy as a whole." NIRS accomplishes its agenda through a variety of research and education initiatives, such as research reports, toolkits, issue briefs, informative programming, and an Annual Policy Conference held in Washington DC each spring. (en)
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  • National Institute on Retirement Security (en)
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