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SCEPA's latest research finds that the COVID-19 recession worsens the inequality of job safety among older workers. 
SCEPA's latest research finds that the COVID-19 recession worsens the inequality of job safety among older workers. 

Every month, SCEPA releases a rapid response video analysis of the monthly jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The series, titled "SCEPA Responds," features expert economists, professors, and research associates discussing and contextualizing the unemployment numbers to provide insights for working families, older workers, the working poor, minorities, and more.

ReLab's chartbook documenting retirement insecurity and the decline in older workers' bargaining power is a resource for workers, employers, media, policymakers, scholars, and the broader public to answer questions about the state of older working America and retirement income security.

On Thursday, May 28th SCEPA's Retirement Equity Lab (ReLab) and the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) partnered together for a webinar on the harsh economic effects COVID-19 is having on some of our most vulnerable: older workers.

A retirement crisis looms as the labor market becomes less friendly to older workers when they are most numerous and least able to retire.

The stratification economics framework may best clarify the causes of racial health disparities and help to develop policy solutions.

Policy makers need to strengthen older workers’ fallback positions.

A realistic look at the disempowered status of America’s older workers and their rocky path to a secure retirement.

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