disparities - The New School SCEPA

The stratification economics framework may best clarify the causes of racial health disparities and help to develop policy solutions.

December 2015 Unemployment Report for Workers Over 55

Advocates for raising the retirement age to 70 and beyond argue that since the "average" American is living longer, lifetime benefits are actually increasing.

This policy note illustrates that the average black American will experience physical limitations before the normal retirement age of 67.

Policy proposals to cut Social Security benefits by increasing the normal retirement age from 67 to as high as 76 ignore the persistent physical demands older workers face.

This paper investigates whether stylized facts relating globalization with the "feminization" of labor still holds, or if de-feminization of manufacturing employment in developing countries has set in.

Brief — June 2015 Unemployment Report for Workers Over 55

Brief — January 2017 Unemployment Report for Workers Over 55