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Teresa Ghilarducci

Teresa Ghilarducci

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Teresa Ghilarducci is Professor of Economics at The New School for Social Research.

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  1. The Perils of Retirement in America
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    The Perils of Retirement in America

    Apr 26, 2024 Teresa Ghilarducci proposes a Grey New Deal that would boost economic security for all US workers in old age.

  2. Teresa Ghilarducci on US debt, the retirement age, Social Security, and more
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    Teresa Ghilarducci on US debt, the retirement age, Social Security, and more

    Aug 29, 2023 Teresa Ghilarducci considers what we should learn from the recent downgrade of America’s long-term credit rating, praises the Biden administration’s contributions to worker power, suggests how to tackle rising poverty among the elderly, and more.

  3. What a Republican US Congress Would Mean
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    What a Republican US Congress Would Mean

    Nov 3, 2022 Laura Tyson & Teresa Ghilarducci warn that a GOP midterm victory would reduce Americans’ living standards and threaten their democracy.

  4. A Post-COVID Labor Revival?
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    A Post-COVID Labor Revival?

    Jan 11, 2021 Teresa Ghilarducci hopes that the pandemic-induced economic crisis will finally spur US policymakers to put workers first.

  5. Will the US Pandemic Response Strengthen Workers?
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    Will the US Pandemic Response Strengthen Workers?

    Mar 25, 2020 Teresa Ghilarducci presses policymakers to gear emergency legislation toward improving long-term outcomes for labor.

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    Diplomacy Could Help Revive Democracy in Venezuela

    Roberto Patiño urges the international community to help ensure a free and fair presidential election in July.
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    The Specter of Neo-Fascism Is Haunting Europe

    Slavoj Žižek

    With mainstream parties and politicians already preparing to accommodate the far right following this month's European Parliament election, the axiom of post-World War II European democracy has been quietly abandoned. “No collaboration with fascists" is being replaced by a tacit acceptance of them.

    harbors no illusions about what the outcome of the European Parliament election means.
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    Can Private Hospitals Increase Access to Health Care in Developing Countries?

    Titir Bhattacharya & Tanika Chakraborty show how innovative insurance schemes can help low- and middle-income economies achieve universal coverage.
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    Tracking Ukraine’s Reconstruction Funds

    Wolfgang Fengler & Vladyslav Rashkovan show how digital tools can streamline the process, improve transparency, and provide accountability.
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    Slovakia’s Anti-Democratic Government Is Doubling Down

    Soňa Muzikárová warns that the assassination attempt in May has led the government to double down on illiberal reforms.
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    D-Day and the Threat of Total War

    Robert Skidelsky

    After eight decades of relative peace, the world is once again dividing into hostile economic and geopolitical blocs. The 80th anniversary of the invasion of Normandy offers a valuable opportunity to reflect on the principles we are willing to defend and the sacrifices we are prepared to make.

    thinks understanding the causes and consequences of past global conflicts is crucial to preventing another one.
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    The Dangers of a US Capital Inflow Tax

    Maurice Obstfeld worries that a little-known, highly costly method of deficit reduction is gaining political traction.
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    Europe’s Green Transition Requires More Skilled Workers

    Julie Beaufils urges policymakers to boost the attractiveness of technical vocations by expanding access to apprenticeships.
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    A Monetary and Economic Order Fit for the Twenty-First Century

    Ulrich Volz, et al. identify eight priorities to build a more resilient, inclusive, and sustainable global financial architecture.

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