Displaying items by tag: inequality - The New School SCEPA
Teresa Ghilarducci, labor economist and director of SCEPA's Retirement Equity Lab (ReLab), made the following statement regarding Congressional Republicans' proposal to cut contribution limits for 401(k) retirement savings contributions:
What is the “retirement wealth inequality machine?”
This policy note shows how the current system of tax deferral for retirement contributions contributes to wealth inequality.
This paper supports the need to focus not only on ensuring Social Security’s solvency for future generations, but building the program’s ability to support all working Americans.
SCEPA works to focus the public economics debate on the role government can and should play in the real productive economy - that of business, management, and labor - to raise living standards, create economic security, and attain full employment.