Insights Blog

Kim Clark interviewed SCEPA Director Teresa Ghilarducci for Money Magazine on the state of retirement security.

In “When Low-Wage Workers are Given a Stake in Their Own Company,” SCEPA Director Teresa Ghilarducci discusses a grocery chain’s decision to give 15% of the company to its 55,000 employees.

In “How to Help the Middle Class Retire Comfortably at No Extra Cost,” SCEPA Director Teresa Ghilarducci discusses the federal government’s main tool for encouraging retirement savings: tax expenditures.

Blackstone President Tony James announced his support for a Retirement Savings Plan at the Center for American Progress (CAP) event, "Creating Long-Term Value."

The World Bank announced with great fanfare that the number of people living in poverty has fallen by almost 500 million between 1980 and 2012.

SCEPA Economist Willi Semmler published a new book, Reconstructing Keynesian Macroeconomics Volume 3, coauthored with Carl Chiarella from Australia's University of Technology and Peter Flaschel from Germany's Bielefeld University.

SCEPA Economist Willi Semmler signed the Economists' Declaration on Universal Health Coverage, calling on global policymakers to "prioritize universal health care coverage as an essential pillar of sustainable development."

Bloomberg View's Christopher Flavelle reports in "A Great (and Impossible) Plan to Fix Retirement" that Americans are woefully unprepared for retirement.