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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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    The Sino-American Trade War Benefits China’s Competitors

    Arvind Subramanian warns that escalating protectionism, while dangerous, could end up helping developing countries like India.
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    Is the Quad Becoming a Potemkin Alliance?

    Brahma Chellaney fears that US President Joe Biden’s conciliatory approach toward China is undermining Indo-Pacific security.
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    The High Costs of the New US Tariffs on Chinese EVs

    Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg

    Every time one set of protectionist measures against China disappoints, the United States escalates its economic war in the hope that additional restrictions will prove more effective. Yet by slapping massive tariffs on Chinese electric vehicles, America has laid bare its own hypocrisy and economic vulnerabilities.

    laments the Biden administration's embrace of costly, futile efforts to outcompete low-cost rivals.
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    How G7 Leaders Can Unlock Financing for Africa

    William Ruto

    With many African countries trapped in perpetual cycles of debt, financing investment in sustainable development has become increasingly difficult, if not impossible. The situation demands that wealthy countries step up and offer debt relief and cancellation, in addition to more concessional and long-term financing.

    urges wealthy countries to help bring the global financial system into line with the developing world's needs.
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    The Threat of Trumpflation and a Fed War

    J. Bradford DeLong thinks monetary hawks should be more worried about the return of a populist demagogue to the White House.
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    Is China Too Old to Get Rich?

    Yi Fuxian explains why the country’s rising median age is at the root of its current malaise.
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    The Dangerous Retreat into Protectionism

    Carl Bildt warns that nothing good will come from a more deeply fragmented global economy.
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    The Case for Ukraine’s NATO Accession

    Yuriy Gorodnichenko & Ilona Sologoub explain why giving in to the Kremlin’s nuclear blackmail could push the alliance into a death spiral.
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    Don’t Believe the AI Hype

    Daron Acemoglu finds nothing to support widely cited assessments of the technology’s near-term potential.

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