Brief— Working longer is often proposed as the solution to the retirement crisis caused by older workers’ lack of retirement assets, but new research from SCEPA's ReLab shows this assumption doesn't match older workers' real experiences in the labor market.
While tax increment financing (TIF) is a common tool for municipalities to fund economic development (read how it works here), it is responsive to the legal, political, and economic environments of the locality in which it is implemented.
On August 14th, the anniversary of the Social Security Act of 1935, the Joint Economic Committee (JEC) of U.S. Congress released two reports on the weakening of the American retirement system featuring research from SCEPA.
The World Bank commissioned a team of New School economists to investigate fiscal policies that will help us move from a high-carbon economy to a low-carbon economy while minimizing financial instability.
SCEPA's 2019 annual report documents how we bring reality into conventional economics by providing alternatives to mainstream thinking, empowering policymakers with economic insights, and creating lasting change for everyone.