Date | December, 2017
Teresa Ghilarducci on the Precarity of American Retirees

Teresa Ghilarducci on the Precarity of American Retirees

Heilbroner Center colleague, SCEPA researcher, and NSSR Economics Professor Teresa Ghilarducci has been cited in a variety of news outlets over the past few months. Among other forces, Ghilarducci highlighted the strength of the GOP, arguing “The Republicans are correct that the current tax treatment of 401(k)s and IRAs breaks disproportionately help the well off,” says […]

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Sociology Professor Rachel Sherman explains "why wealthy women are doomed to be miserable."

Sociology Professor Rachel Sherman explains “why wealthy women are doomed to be miserable.”

New School for Social Research Sociology Professor and former Heilbroner Center Faculty Fellow Rachel Sherman recently wrote a piece for Quartz on why wealthy women are doomed to be miserable. Sherma’s article looks at women “in their late 30s or 40s, with children at home. Nearly all were married to men working in finance who brought home […]

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Nancy Fraser: "In the aftermath of the financial crisis, America's care crisis is getting worse."

Nancy Fraser: “In the aftermath of the financial crisis, America’s care crisis is getting worse.”

Our colleague Nancy Fraser recently sat down with Slate’s Haley Swenson to discuss the deepening crisis of care in American life. For Fraser, this crisis comes down to “the time crunch: the fact that households have to contribute many more hours to paid work to make ends meet and don’t have secure, well-paying jobs to the degree […]

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NSSR and Parsons Faculty Awarded $225,000 Sawyer Seminar Grant From Andrew W. Mellon Foundations

NSSR and Parsons Faculty Awarded $225,000 Sawyer Seminar Grant From Andrew W. Mellon Foundations

Congratulations to our colleagues at NSSR and Parsons, who were recently awarded a $225,000 Sawyer Seminar Grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation! Among other faculty members, Heilbroner Faculty Fellow Victoria Hattam will help design a seminar series on “Imaginative Mobilities” that will reframe the debate on the nature, purpose, and future of borders. “If we […]

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