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 Teresa Ghilarducci, an economist professor at the New School for Social Research and a longtime critic of 401(k)s. “The problem is the Republican proposal — which turns the current system into more of a Roth system — will favor wealthy people even more.” —  The Washington Post 

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