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A compendium of economic thoughts and policy recommendations in response to the coronavirus. 

Workers at all earnings levels would benefit from expanding Social Security. SCEPA proposes defaulting workers into “Catch-Up” contributions, where— starting at age 50— they would contribute an additional 3.1% of their salary. 

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) can cause wage declines for workers who do not receive the tax credit. 

About SCEPA

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.