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September 2007, Vol. 130, No. 9
Employer generosity in employer-matched 401(k) plans, 2002–03
Research Economist, Compensation Research and Program Development Group, Office of Compensation and Working Conditions, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The 401(k) plan affords workers the advantage that their contributions are untaxed until the workers withdraw money from the plan in their retirement; such plans exhibit considerable diversity in their generosity provisions, even when the provisions are combined into one summary measure of generosity.
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