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SCEPA Director Teresa Ghilarducci joined NPR's On Point with Tom Ashbrook on February 25, 2015.

Brad DeLong, a widely-read economist and blogger, cites SCEPA economist David Howell's work investigating the causes of wage inequality and unshared productivity growth as today's "Morning Must-Read." 

"States Move to Implement Retirement Accounts," a February 4, 2015, article by Institutional Investor's Joel Kranc, summarizes the retirement reform movement's move from the federal level to the state level.

Brief — In 1950, the United States could claim racial equity in one important respect - both black and white American men who reached age 65 could expect to live to 77.

Alternet and the Huffington Post published an interview by Lynn Parramore with SCEPA economist and New School Economics Professor Emeritus Lance Taylor.

Cole Strangler of the International Business Times provides context for the Department of Labor's January employment report in his article, Job Growth Still Hasn't Translated Into Wage Gains.

This week's Worldly Philosopher, Ozlem Omer, discusses the flaws in the latest IMF policy recommendations for Turkey.

bookThe January issue of the Retirement Income Journal features a review of "Falling Short," the new book about America's retirement crisis from the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, by SCEPA Director Teresa Ghilarducci. Ghilarducci describes the book as an elegant and comprehensive description of the problems causing the crisis, but disagrees with the proposed solution: working longer and retiring later.