Most U.S. public school teachers participate in traditional “final-average-salary-defined-benefit” (FAS-DB) pension plans.
Student debt is a convenient target in a presidential election year, but it obscures the true crisis: high dropout rates from low-quality postsecondary institutions and the unmanageable debt borne
We examine the employment effects and antipoverty implications of raising the federal minimum wage to $12 per hour and to $15 per hour, respectively, by 2020.
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The agressive policies adopted by the European Union to fight climate change have resulted in dramatic increases in electricity costs for residential and industrial consumers.
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America’s ongoing debate over public pension reform has mainly focused on benefit levels. But equally important is how governments finance pension benefits.
Beginning in 2014, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, signed into law in March 2010, is expected to significantly extend health-insurance coverage in New York by increasing Medicaid en
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