Insights Blog

SCEPA economists worked with the IMF’s Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) on their June 2019 evaluation of the IMF’s advice on unconventional monetary policies.  

Economist Willi Semmler, director of SCEPA’s Economics of Climate Change project, co-authored an IMF Working Paper modeling how climate disasters affect population segments, infrastructure, housing, and private capital, possibly leading to poverty traps.

Kyle Moore starts a new job on Capitol Hill next week. He’ll be joining the Democratic staff of the Joint Economic Committee (JEC) as a Senior Policy Analyst.

Reset Retirement, a new podcast from our Retirement Equity Lab, tells the real stories of retirement. 

Guaranteed Retirement Accounts (GRAs) are universal, affordable, and portable accounts that provide workers with a monthly paycheck in retirement that lasts the rest of their lives.

In a first-of-its-kind analysis, ReLab’s latest policy note reveals sharp inequalities in retirement wealth.

SCEPA's working paper on the costs of the city's Hudson Yards project was featured in the New York Times, New York 1Gothamist, New York Magazine's Intelligencer, CityLab, the Guardian, and a New York Post editorial, among others. The article below was featured in Urban Matters, a publication of the Center for New York City Affairs

New York City's Hudson Yards project includes heavily discounted property taxes for Hudson Yards developers.