Contribution Behavior of 401(k) Plan Participants
Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI)
Investment Company Institute
EBRI Issue Brief, No. 238, October 2001
This Issue Brief examines the 1999 contribution behavior of 1.7 million 401(k) plan participants drawn from the EBRI/ICI Participant-Directed Retirement Plan Data Collection Project. The findings in this paper build on previous academic research examining the contribution activity of 401(k) participants, by using a large sample of participants in a wide range of plan sizes and by examining in detail the factors that influence contribution activity.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 21
Keywords: 401(k) plans, Employment-based benefits, Participant contributions
JEL Classification: D9Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: November 21, 2001
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