TERESA GHILARDUCCI
Curricula Vita
Fall 2016

Department of Economics
New School for Social Research
6 East 16th Street, 11th Floor
New York, New York 10003
ghilardt@newschool.edu

Biographical information available in: Marquis Who’s Who, Who’s Who in America from 1998 - Present.

EDUCATION

Ph.D. (1984) University of California, Berkeley, Economics
B.A. (1978) University of California, Berkeley, Economics

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

Professor, Irene and Bernard L Schwartz Professor of Economic Policy Analysis, The New School, 2008-Present

Director, Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, The New School, 2008-Present

Chair, Department of Economics, The New School, 2012 – 2014

Professor, Economics and Policy Studies, University of Notre Dame, 2005-2007

Director, Higgins Labor Research Center, University of Notre Dame, 1997 - 2007

Associate Professor, Economics, University of Notre Dame, 1991 - 2005

Assistant Professor, Economics, University of Notre Dame, 1983 - 1991

SELECTED HONORS AND APPOINTMENTS

• Commissioner: Bipartisan Policy Center, Personal Savings Initiative, April 2014-Present

• Board of Directors: YRCW Worldwide Corp., May 2010 – May 2011

• Trustee: UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust for the UAW retirees at GM, Ford, and Chrysler, May 2009 - Present

• Board Member: Economic Policy Institute, (Executive Board since May 2010) and Associate since 1994) September 2008 – Present

• Trustee: Retirees of the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company Health Care Trust, May 2008 - Present

• Member, General Accounting Office Retirement Policy Advisory Panel: Washington, DC, 2002 - Present.

• Wurf Fellow, Harvard Law School, Labor and Worklife Program, 2007 – 2009.

• Trustee: GM Retiree Health Fund, May 2006 – December 2009.

• Commissioner: Governor Schwarzenegger’s Public Employee Post Employment Benefits. 2007

• Advisory Board Member: Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (Presidential Appointment), 1995 - 2002.

• Member, Board of Trustees: Indiana Public Employees’ Retirement Fund (PERF) (Governor's Appointment), 1997 - 2002.

• Awardee: European Union Visitors Programme, March 20 - April 3, 1995, The Hague, Bonn, Brussels.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

• Instructor, “U.S. Income and Wealth Inequality,” The Century Foundation Sagner Summer Programs, Williams College, Williamstown, MA. (June 22 - July 2, 1999; June 23 - July 15, 2000; July 1 - July 8, 2001; July 1 - 8, 2002; June 27 - July 6, 2003)

• Assistant Director, Department of Employee Benefits, AFL-CIO, September 1994 - May 1995 (during leave from the University of Notre Dame).

• In Residence Fellowship, Mary Ingraham Bunting Institute, Radcliffe College, 1987 - 1988.

• Research Assistant, Institute of Industrial Relations, University of California, Berkeley, 1979 - 1983.

GRANTS RECEIVED

• National Endowment for Financial Education, “Untangling the Determinants of Retirement Savings Balances.” 2014. $120,000

• Bernard Schwartz, “Retirement Equity Lab.” 2014-2017. $3,900,000

• Borchard Foundation Center on Law and Aging, “The Crisis of Jobs and Healthcare for Unemployed Americans Aged 55-64.” 2012. $50,000

• W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, “Falling Through the Cracks: The Crisis of Jobs and Healthcare for Unemployed Americans Aged 55-64.” Co-Principal Investigator with Joelle Saad-Lessler. 2011. $10,000

• Rockefeller Foundation for two projects on Beyond the 401(k): Guaranteeing Retirement Security, September 2010. $533,000

• Retirement Research Foundation, “Pensions and Health Insurance in Low Wage Labor Markets.” Co-Principal Investigator with Mary Lee. July 2003 - June 2005. $28,000

• Alfred P. Sloan Foundation for Roundtable Workshop on “Work Options for Mature Americans.” December 8, 2003. $41,716

• Retirement Research Foundation, “Making Retirement Work: Affording Pensions for All Americans.” January 2002-May 2003. $98,911

• Retirement Research Foundation, “Making Retirement Work: Affording Pensions for All Americans.” September 1999-December 2001. $108,812

• Retirement Research Foundation, "American Retirement Income Security: Cooperation or Conflict between Generations, Firms, and Workers?" November 1998-September 1999. $92,395

• Massachusetts Financial Services, “Workplace Practices and Financial Performance.” $40,500 per year from 1999 - 2010.

• Ford Foundation with the University of California (co-PI), "High Performance Pensions." 2010. $80,000

• U. S. Department of Labor Grant, "Pension Practices of Innovative Firms - 1993-1994.” $25,000

• U. S. Department of Labor Grant, "Pension Funds and the Financial System - 1991-1992.” $10,000

PUBLICATIONS

Books

Rescuing Retirement. With Tony James. Disruption Books. September 2016​

      How to Retire With Enough Money and How to Know What Enough Is. Workman Press. December 2015

When I'm Sixty Four: The Plot Against Pensions and the Plan to Save Them. Princeton University Press. April 2008

Labor's Capital: The Economics and Politics of Private Pensions. MIT Press, 1992. (Award: Honorable Mention, Association of American Publishers, Business and Management Division, 1992.)

Portable Pension Plans for Casual Labor Markets: Lessons from the Operating Engineers Central Pension Fund. With Garth Mangum, Jeffrey S. Petersen, and Peter Philips. Quorum Books, Greenwood Publishing Group, Inc. 1995.

Edited Volumes

Work Options for Mature Americans. Edited volume with John A. Turner. University of Notre Dame Press. Spring 2007.

What You Need to Know about the Economics of Growing Old* (*But Were Afraid to Ask): A Provocative Reference Guide to the Economics of Aging. University of Notre Dame Press. September, 2004.

In Search of Retirement Security: The Changing Mix of Social Insurance, Employee Benefits, and Individual Responsibility. With Van Doorn Ooms, John L. Palmer, and Catherine Hill, editors. New York: Century Foundation Press. 2005.

In Press

• Rescuing Retirement. With Tony James. Disruption Books. July 2016​

Refereed Articles

• "How 401(k) Plans Make Recessions Worse." With Joelle Saad-Lesser. Inequality, Uncertainty, And Opportunity : The Varied And Growing Role Of Finance In Labor Relations.- Champaign, IL : Labor and Employment Relations Association, ISBN 978-0-913447-10-9. - 2015, p. 9-30​

• "Explaining the Decline in Retirement Account Coverage between 2003-2012." With Joelle Saad-Lesser. Industrial and Labor Relations Review. 2014

• "American Minorities Work and Retirement." With Keith E. Whitfield and Tamara A. Baker editors. The Handbook on Minority Aging. Springer Publishing Company. 2014

• "PART III Programs for the Elderly, Private Pensions." With Daniel Béland, Christopher Howard, and Kimberly J. Morgan editors. The Oxford Handbook of Social Policy in the United States. New York: Oxford University Press. 2014

• "Pension Policies to Minimize Future Economic Crises." Oxford Handbook of the Political Economy of Financial Crises. 2013, Oxford University Press, New York, NY

• "Are US Workers Ready for Retirement? Trends in Plan Sponsorship, Participation, and Preparedness" co-authored with Joelle Saad-Lessler & Kate Bahn. The Journal of Pension Benefits. Ferenczy Benefits Law Center, Pp. 25-39, Winter 2015

"Explaining the Decline in the Offer Rate of Employer Retirement Plans between 2003 and 2012", Industrial and Labor Relations Review, July, 2015

• "Private Pension", The Oxford Handbook of US Social Policy, December, 2014

• "Are U.S. Workers Ready for Retirement? Trends in Plan Sponsorship, Participation, and Preparedness", Journal of Pension Benefits, 2014

• "Retirement Security Worse on ERISA's 40th Anniversary", Drexel Law Review, 2014

• "The Surprising Equality of Retirement Time: Evidence from the Health and Retirement Survey" co-authored with Anthony Bonen. Edited by Danielle M. Jaffe. The Connecticut Insurance Law Journal Vol 20(2) University of Connecticut School of Law, Hartford Connecticut, Pp. 405-432, Spring 2014

• "The Macroeconomic Stabilisation Effects of Social Security and 401(k) Plans", With Joelle SaadLessler & Eloy Fisher, Cambridge Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 36(1), pages 237-251. 2012

• "The Solution to the Pension Crisis is More Pensions", Perspectives on Work, Vol. 14, no. 1-2, Summer 2010/Winter 2011. p. 34. Published by Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA)

• "Book Review: A Failure of Capitalism: The Crisis of '08 and the Descent into Depression", by Richard Posner (Harvard Univerity Press, 2009), Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, vol.10, no.3: 486-488, July, 2011

• "Getting it Right: Empirical Evidence and Policy Implications from Research on Public-Sector Unionism and Collective Bargaining", Working Paper Series, EPRN & LERA, March, 2011

• "Teresa Ghilarducci Responds", Reply to Kramer's review of 'The Golden Years', New Labor Forum, vol.19, no.1, Winter, 2010

• "The Future of Retirement in Aging Societies", International Review of Applied Economics, Vol 24, pp.319-331, 2010

• How to Supplement Social Security Fairly and Effectively." Journal of Aging & Social Policy. Vol 22(2). 462694. 2010

• “Pension Reform in the United States: Guaranteed Pension Accounts are Key.” Rotman International Journal of Pension Management. 2:2 (Fall) 2009 Pp. 58-65

• “If This Isn’t The Time for A Guaranteed Retirement Account, When Is It?”. Journal of Pension Benefits. 16:3 (Spring) 2009 Pp. 21-28

• "The Goldless Years, How to Save the Nation’s Retirees from Bankruptcy", New Labor Forum, 18:2 (Spring) 2009. Pp. 33-41

• “Memorandum on a New Financial Architecture and New Regulations”, Investigatión Económica. Vol. LXVIII, nr 267, Univeridad Nacional Autónoma de México, DF México, Jan-Mar 2009

• “Latinos’ Retirement Income Security and Voluntary Participation in 401(k) Plans”, The Business Journal of Hispanic Research, Vol. 2(2), pp. 50-64, 2008

• "Workplace Injuries and Diseases: Prevention and Compensation Essays in Honor of Terry Thomason." Industrial Relations. 39:1 (Summer) 2008. Pp. 83-84

• “How Defined Contribution Plans and 401(k)s Affect Employer Pension Costs.” With Wei Sun. Journal of Pension Economics and Finance. 5:2 (July) 2006. Pp. 175-196.

• "Female Dual Labour Markets and Employee Benefits." With Mary Lee. Scottish Journal of Political Economy. 52:1 (February) 2005. Pp. 18-37.

• “Employer Pension Contributions and 401(k) Plans.” With Wei Sun and Steve Nyce. Industrial Relations. 43:2 (April) 2004. Pp. 473-479(7).

• “Complementarity of Pensions and Training under Multiemployer Plans.” With Michael Reich. Journal of Labor Research. XXII:3 (Summer) 2001. Pp. 615-634.

• “Unions’ Role in Argentine and Chilean Pension Reform.” With Patricia Ledesma Liébana. World Development. 28:4 (April) 2000. Pp. 753-762.

• "Scale Economies in Union Pension Plan Administration: 1981-1993." With Kevin Terry. Industrial Relations. 38:1. (January) 1999. Pp. 11-13.

• "Labor's Paradoxical Interests and the Evolution of Corporate Governance." With James Hawley and Andrew Williams. Journal of Law and Society. 24:1. (March) 1997. Pp. 26-43.

• "Pensions in an International Perspective." Review of Radical Political Economics. 27:3. (Fall) 1995. Pp. 60-71.

• "How Pensions Can Build America's Future." With Douglas Koelemay. Spectrum. (November) 1993

• "Pensions and the Uses of Ignorance by Unions and Firms." Journal of Labor Research. XI:2. (Spring) 1990. Pp. 203-216.

• "Strategic Uses of Pension Funds Since 1978." Review of Radical Political Economy. 20:4. (Winter) 1988. Pp. 23-39.

• "The Impact of Internal Union Politics on the 1981 UMWA Strike." Industrial Relations. 27:3. (Fall) 1988. Pp. 371-383.

• "Reply to Professors Northrup and Campbell." Industrial Relations. 27:3. (Fall) 1988. Pp. 371-383.

• "When Management Strikes: Patco and the British Mines." Industrial Relations. 17:2 (Summer) 1986. Pp. 115-128.

• "The Economics and Politics of Tax Reform: A Comment on Congressman Kemp's Article.” With T.R. Swartz. Journal of Legislation. 17:2. (Summer) 1985. Pp. 156-162.

Chapters in Books and Government Reports

•"Retirement Security Worse on ERISA's 40th Anniversary." Drexel Law Review Volume 6, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA. Edited by Lydia Terrill 2014.

• "Private Pensions" The Oxford Handbook of U.S. Social Policy, New York:Oxford University Press. Edited by Daniel Béland, Christopher Howard, and Kimberly J. Morgan 2014.

• "Pension Policies to Minimize Future Economic Crises." The Handbook of the Political Economy of Financial Crises. Edited by Martin H. Wolfson and Gerald A. Epstein. Jan 2013.

• “Are New Yorkers Ready for Retirement?” New York City Comptroller. Schwartz Center For Economic Policy Analysis. January 2012.

• "Chapter 6: High Performance Pensions for All Californians" in Nari Rhee ed., Meeting California's Retirement Security Challenge, UC Berkeley Center for Labor Research and Education, November 2011. pp. 94-112.

• "The Plan to Save American Workers’ Retirements", Pensions, Social Security and The Privatization of Risk. Columbia University Press, 2009. Pgs. 86-107.

• "The Changing Role of Employer Pensions: Tax Expenditures, Costs and Implications for Middle Class Elderly." In Government Spending on the Elderly. Dimitri B. Papadimitriou, editor. Palgrave Macmillan, Ltd. and the Levy Economics Institute of Bard College, 2007.

• “Can Americans Work Longer?” With Joseph Quinn in In Search of Retirement Security: The Changing Mix of Social Insurance, Employee Benefits, and Individual Responsibility. Teresa Ghilarducci, Van Doorn Ooms, John L. Palmer, and Catherine Hill, editors. New York: Century Foundation Press. 2005.

• “Latinos’ Low Pension Coverage and Disenfranchisement from the U.S. Financial System.” With Wei Sun. Research Reports. Institute for Latino Studies. Vol. 2004.3. December, 2004.

• “The American Labor Movement’s (Surprising) Economic Impact: How Unions Challenge Consumerism and Corporate Governance.” In Research in Social Movements, Conflicts and Change Volume 25 - Authority in Contention. Daniel J. Myers and Daniel M. Cress, editors. Oxford: Elsevier Ltd. 2004. Pp. 231-252.

• “Delinking Benefits from a Single Employer: Alternative Multiemployer Models.” In Benefits for the Workplace of the Future. Olivia S. Mitchell, David S. Blitzstein, Michael Gordon, Judith F. Mazo, Editors. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. 2003. Pp. 260-284.

• “Rising Expectations: Women, Retirement Security, and Private Pensions.” In The Future of the Safety Net: Social Insurance and Employee Benefits for the 21st Century. Sheldon Friedman and David Jacobs, editors. Industrial Relations Research Association 2001 Research Volume, Champaign-Urbana: Industrial Relations Research Association. Pp. 165-186.

• “Small Benefits, Big Pension Funds, and How Governance Reforms Can Close the Gap.” In Working Capital: The Power of Labor’s Pensions. Archon Fund, Tessa Hebb, and Joel Rogers, editors. Ithaca: Cornell University Press. 2001. Pp. 158-180.

• “Is Working Longer and Retiring Later Possible?” In Ensuring Health and Income Security for an Aging Workforce. Allan Hunt, et al, editors. Kalamazoo, Michigan: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. 2001. Pp. 439-447.

• “Myths and Misinformation about America’s Public Retirement System.” In Unconventional Wisdom: Alternative Perspectives on the New Economy. Jeff Madrick, editor. New York: The Century Foundation Press. 2000. Pp. 69-92.

• “The Political Economy of Social Security Reform in the United States.” In Political Economy and Contemporary Capitalism: Radical Perspectives on Economic Theory and Policy. Ron Baiman, Heather Boushey, and Dawn Saunders, editors. Armonk, New York: M. E. Sharpe. 2000. Pp. 321- 330.

• “Pension Policies to Maintain Workers’ Access to Retirement.” In Back to Shared Prosperity: The Growing Inequality of Wealth and Income in the United States. Ray Marshall, Editor. Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe. 2000. Pp. 204-210.

• “Pensions and Old Age Retirement” In the Elgar Companion to Feminist Economics. Janice Peterson and Margaret Lewis, editors. London: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd., 1999. Pp. 609-619.

• “Employee Representation on Pension Investment Boards: An Economic Model of the Pension Contract.” In Employee Representation in the Emerging Workforce: Alternatives and Supplements to Collective Bargaining. Samuel Estreicher, editor. Boston: Kluwer Law International. 1999. Pp. 703-724.

• "U.S. Social Security Reform and Intergenerational Equity." In The Role of the State in Pension Provision: Employer, Regulator, Provider. Gerard Hughes and Jim Stewart, editors. Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers. 1999. Pp. 141-152.

• “The U.S. Pension System and Issues for the Chinese Economy.” Prepared for the Project on Strengthening Macroeconomic Institutions and Regulation, State Planning Commission and United Nations Development Programme, CPR/91/522. (March) 1997. (Also translated in Chinese).

• "Should Social Security Benefits Be Reduced for High-Income Individuals? NO.” In Controversial Issues in Aging. Andrew Scharlach and Lenard W. Kaye, editors. Boston: Allyn Bacon. 1997. Pp. 7-12.

• "Pension Practices of Innovative Firms." In Pensions, Savings and Capital Markets. U.S. Government Printing Office. (Winter) 1996. Pp. 141 - 156.

• "Many Faces of American Multiemployer Pension Funds." In Supplementary Pensions: Actors, Issues and the Future. Lucy ApRoberts and Emmanual Reynaud, editors. Westport, CT.: Quorum Books, Greenwood Press. 1995. Pp. 97-113.

• “Les multiples visages des regimes de retraite de syndicats americains.” La Revue de L'IRES Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales, no. 15. Ete 1994. Pp. 159-176.

• “Pensions Funds, Capital Markets, and the Economic Future.” With Randy Barber. In Transforming the U.S. Financial System. Gary Dymski, Gerald Epstein, and Robert Pollin, editors. Armonk, New York: M.E. Sharpe. Inc. 1993. Pp. 287-292.

• "American Workers in the Emerging Fourth World." In The Making of an Economic Vision. John Houck and Oliver Williams, editors. Washington, DC: University Press of America. 1990. Pp. 361- 376

• "American Workers in the Emerging Fourth World." In The Making of an Economic Vision. John Houck and Oliver Williams, editors. Washington, DC: University Press of America. 1990. Pp. 361- 376.

• "Hoosier Women in a Male Economy." In Where We Live. David Hoppe, editor. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. 1989. Pp. 45-53.

• "Women's Jobs and the Minimum Wage." In Taking Sides. T. R. Swartz and F. Bonello, editors. Dushkin Press, 1988. Pp. 155-161.

Congressional and State Legislature Testimony

• Nevada State Assembly, Oral and Written Testimony. "Nevada Pension Reform: First, Do No Harm" March 3, 2015.

• U.S. Senate, Oral and Written Testimony. Subcommittee on Social Security, Pensions, and Family Policy. "Strengthening Social Security to Meet the Needs of Tomorrow's Retirees." May 21, 2014.

• Minnesota State Senate. Witness, "Minnesota Workers Access to Retirement Accounts is Eroding.” St. Paul, MN April 10, 2013.

• Nebraska State Senate. Presenter, "Nebraska Workers Access to Retirement Accounts is Eroding.” Lincoln, Nebraska December 10, 2013.

• Washington State Senate. Witness, "Washington Workers Access to Retirement Accounts is Eroding.” via SKYPE in Olympia, WA December 10, 2013.

• Connecticut State Senate, Oral Testimony. State Senate Majority Leaders Retirement Security Roundtable. State Senate amendment LCO No. 8105 to Senate Bill 54, An Act Establishing a Retirement Savings Plan for Low-Income Private Sector Workers. Hartford, Connecticut. November 18, 2013

• U.S. House of Representatives, Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor and Pensions. Oral and Written Testimony, "Strengthening the Multiemployer Pension System: What Reforms Should Policymakers Consider.” Washington D.C. June 12, 2013.

• U.S. House of Representatives, Oral Testimony. Committee on Education and Labor. The Impact of the Financial Crisis on Workers' Retirement Security. Washington DC. October 7, 2008.

• U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Education and the Workforce. Testified regarding H.B. 2830, the “Pension Protection Act.” June 15, 2005.

• U.S. House of Representatives, Subcommittee on Employer-Employee Relations. Testified on “Understanding the Economic Possibilities of Multiemployer Plans.” April 29, 2004.

• U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Education and the Workforce. Testified on “The National Erosion of Private Pensions.” February 7, 2002.

• U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Education and the Workforce. Testified on “The Local Economy and National Pension Issues.” January 31, 2002.

• U.S. House of Representatives, Subcommittee on Employer-Employee Relations, Committee on Education and the Workforce. Testified on “ERISA at 25; Has the Law Kept Pace with the Evolving Pension and Investment World?” February 15, 2000.

• U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Ways and Means. Hearing on Oversight of Various Pension Issues. May 5, 1998.

• U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Social Security. Testified on "The Future of Social Security for this Generation and the Next." September 18, 1997.

• U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Education and the Workforce: Subcommittee on Employer-Employee Relations. Testified on "Defusing the Retirement Time Bomb: Encouraging Pension Saving." February 12, 1997.

• U.S. Senate Democratic Policy Committee, Washington, DC. Testified on "American Insecurity Policy.” February 23, 1996.

• U.S. Senate, Finance Committee, Washington, DC. Testified on "Pension Funds and Savings Rates." December 3, 1995.

• U.S. Senate, Finance Committee, Subcommittee on Deficits, Debt Management, and Long Term Growth, Washington, DC. Testified on “The U.S. Savings Crisis.” December 7, 1994.

• U.S. Senate, Finance Committee, Congressional Record Testimony on "Pensions and Aggregate Savings." December 4, 1994.

• U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Labor and Management, Congressional Record. Testified on "Joint Trusteeship of Pension Funds, H.R. 2664." February 28, 1990, pp. 210-228.

Other Economics Publications and Reports

• "Are Philadelphians Ready for Retirement?" Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, The New School, June, 2016

• "Innovations for Protecting the Old: Mostly Social Insurance and Some Assets" Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, The New School, May, 2016

• "Policy Options for Cutting Retirement Plan LeakagesSchwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, The New School, April, 2016

• "401(k) Plans: A Failed Experiment" Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, The New School, April, 2016

• "Household Economic Shocks Increase Retirement Wealth InequalitySchwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, The New School, April, 2016

• "A Comprehensive Plan to Confront the Retirement Savings Crisis" Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, The New School, March, 2016

• "The States of ReformSchwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, The New School, January, 2016

• "Laying the Groundwork for More Efficient Retirement Savings" Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, The New School and the Center for American Progress, October, 2015

• "The Inefficiencies of Existing Retirement Savings Incentives" Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, The New School and the Center for American Progress, October, 2015

• "Racially Disparate Effects of Raising the Retirement AgeSchwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, The New School, June, 2015

• "Transforming Federal and State Retirement Tax Deductions" Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, The New School, June, 2015

• "Now is the Time to Add Retirement Account to Social Security: The Guaranteed Retirement Account ProposalSchwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, The New School, June, 2015

• "Inadequate Retirement Account Balances for Families Nearing Retirement" Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, The New School, June, 2015

• "More Middle Class Workers Will Be Poor RetireesSchwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, The New School, June, 2015

• "Retirement Savings Tax Expenditures: The Need for Refundable Tax Credits at the Federal and State Level" Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, The New School, June, 2015

• "Retirement Readiness in New York City: Trends in Plan Sponsorship, Participation, and PreparednessSchwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, The New School, June, 2015

• "Earnings Experience and its Impact on 401(k) Contribution Behavior: The Roles of Earnings Shocks, Spousal Behavior and Pension Plan Details" Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, The New School, May, 2015

• "The Hispanic Health Paradox: Implications for Retirement PolicySchwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, The New School, May, 2015

• "The Racial Morbidity Gap: Implications for Raising the Retirement Age" Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, The New School, April, 2015

• "Are U.S. Workers Ready for Retirement? Trends in Plan Sponsorship, Participation, and Preparedness" Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, The New School, March, 2015

"401(k) Tax Policy Creates InequalitySchwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, The New School, February, 2015

• "Will Fifteen Million Older Workers Lower Your Wages?" Perspectives on Work, 2015

• "The Racial Longevity Gap Past Age 65: Implications for Raising the Retirement Age" Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, The New School, December, 2014

• "Are Washington Workers Ready for Retirement?Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, The New School, April, 2014

• "Retirement Readiness in New York City: Trends in Plan Sponsorship, Participation and Income Security", Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, The New School, April, 2014

• "Are Minnesota Workers Ready for Retirement?" Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, The New School, March, 2014

"Fact Sheet: New Retirees Have Inadequate Retirement Account Balances", Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, The New School, August, 2013

• "New Policies for an Older Unemployed Population", Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, The New School, June, 2013

• "Are Connecticut Workers Ready for Retirement?", Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, The New School, April, 2013

• "Are Maryland Workers Ready for Retirement?", Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, The New School, March, 2013

• "The Crisis of Jobs and Healthcare for Unemployed Americans Aged 55-64", Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, The New School, January, 2013

"Near Retirees' Defined Contribution Retirement Account Balances", Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, The New School, July, 2012

• “State Guaranteed Retirement Accounts,” Demos, November 28, 2012

• “Governor Cuomo’s New York State Public Sector Pension System Pension Proposals and the New York State’s Retirement Income Security Crises,” Albany Government Law Review. Volume 5, Issue 3. 2012

"New York City and State Tax Expenditures for Defined Contribution Plans", Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, The New School, March, 2012

• "Unemployed Older Americans: A Profile", February, 2012

• "New York's Retirees: Falling into Poverty", February, 2012

• Are New Yorkers Ready for Retirement?” Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, The New School, January, 2012

• "The Automatic Stabilizing Effects of Social Security and 401 (k) Plans", Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, The New School, December, 2011

• "Wall Street's Stake in Pension Reform", Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, The New School, July, 2011

• "Pension Reform’s Stake in Employers", Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, The New School, February, 2011

• “A Moral Audit of Economic Turmoil,” Yale Divinity School. Reflections: Money and Morals after the Crash. Spring 2010

• "The High Cost of Nudge Economics and the Efficiency of Mandatory Retirement Accounts", Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, The New School, November 10, 2009

• “Obama’s Pension Proposals and America’s Retirement Crises,” University of Padua, MARTEDÌ 20 GENNAIO 2009

• “The Goldless Years: How to Save the Nation’s Retirees from Bankruptcy”, New Labor Forum; The Second Great Depression? , Volume 18(2): 33-40, Spring 2009

• “Infrastructure for America’s Economy: Evaluating Evidence”, The Promise of Public Investment. Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, The New School, (May) 2008

• "The End of Retirement." Monthly Review. 58:1 (May) 2006

•"Future Retirement Income Security Needs Defined Benefit Pensions." Center for American Progress. May 19, 2006

• “How to Implement Worker Representation on Pension Boards.” [Part of “Employee Governance—the Light at the End of the Enron Tunnel”] Business Ethics. (Fall) 2002.

• "Forget Retirement, Get to Work!" American Prospect. 13:17 (September 23) 2002

• "Multiemployer Pension Plans and the Pension Coverage Problem." Industrial Relations Research Association (IRRA) Proceedings. 2002. Pp. 95-103

• "401(k)s Aren’t All They Are Made Out to Be". Chicago Tribune, July 1, 1999. P. 14

• “Making Work Pay: Wage Insurance for the Working Poor.” Public Policy Brief, Levy Institute, (with Barry Bluestone) Bard College. 1996

• “Rewarding Work: Feasible Antipoverty Policy.” With Barry Bluestone. The American Prospect. (May/June) 1996. Pp. 40-46

• “Pension Investment Policy and Perfect Capital Market Theory." Challenge. (July/August) 1994. Pp. 1-12

• "Gender and Economic Restructuring." In Proceedings of 41st Annual Meetings. Industrial Relations Research Association (IRRA). New York. 1989. Pp. 139-143

• "Computer Search Methods for Data Matching." With Larry Marsh. In Proceedings of Business and Economic Statistics Meetings. American Statistical Association. (August) 1984. Pp. 624-628

Book Reviews

Falling Short by Alicia Munnell, Andy Estruth and Charles Ellis. Retirement Income Journal. January 2015.

Social Security and Pension Reform: International Perspectives edited by Marek Szczepanski and John A. Turner. Upjohn Institute, Kalamazoo, 2014. British Journal of Industrial Relations. January 2015.

• Review of Two Reports on Teacher Pensions. National Education Policy Center. November 2011

• Rekindling the Labor Movement by Lowell Turner, et al. Journal of Economic Literature. (June) 2003. Pp. 607- 608

• Issues in Privatizing Social Security: Report of an Expert Panel of the National Academy of Social Insurance. Peter A. Diamond, editor. MIT Press. Southern Economic Journal. 66:4. (Summer) 2000

• Pensions and American Corporate Restructuring: A Crisis of Regulation, by Gordon L. Clark. Industrial and Labor Relations Review. (Fall) 1994

• Old Age Security in Comparative Perspective, by John B. Williamson and Fred C. Pample. Journal of Economic Literature. (Summer) 1994

• Unions and Women: Forging a Partnership, by Dorothy Sue Cobble, Work, Gender and Organizations. (Summer) 1995

• Unions and Women: Forging a Partnership, by Dorothy Sue Cobble. Science and Society. (Fall) 1995

• Hoffa, by Arthur Sloane. Journal of Economic Literature. (December) 1993

• Self-Employment: A Labor Market Perspective, by Robert L. Aronson. Industrial Relations Journal. (December) 1992

• Labor Law Reform in U.S. Industrial Relations, by Barbara Townley. Industrial Relations Journal. (April) 1990

• The Air Traffic Controllers' Controversy: Lessons from the PATCO Strike, by Arthur Shostak and David Skocik. In These Times. (October) 1986

• More Like Us: Making America Great Again, by James Fallows. South Bend Tribune. June 4, 1989

• What Do Unions Do? By Richard Freeman and James Medoff. Journal of Legislation. (Winter) 1985

Popular Writing

      • "What Is This 'Wage Insurance' Obama's Talking About?" The Atlantic. January 2016

      • "A Smarter Plan to Make Retirement Savings Last" The New York Times. January 2016

       "How the Government Underestimated the Extent of Income Inequality" The Atlantic. January 2016

      • "By 2050, There Could Be as Many as 25 Million Poor Elderly Americans" The Atlantic. December 2015

      • "The Welfare State: A Terrible Name for an Essential System" The Atlantic. December 2015

      • "A Missed Business Opportunity: Senior Centers That Are Actually Fun" The Atlantic. November 2015

      • "What Happens When Low-Wage Workers Are Given A Stake in Their Own Company" The Atlantic November 2015

• "How to Help the Middle Class Retire Comfortably at No Extra Cost." The Atlantic. November 2015

• "At What Age Do Workers Stop Getting Raises?" The Atlantic. October 2015

• "Why It's So Hard to Know How Much Retirement Savings Is Enough." The Atlantic. October 2015

• "The Recession Hurt Americans' Retirement Accounts More Than Anybody Knew." The Atlantic. October 2015

• "When It Comes to Retirement Savings, Most Workers Are on Their Own." The Atlantic. October 2015

• "Why It's misleading to Swear to Protect the Poor's Social-Security Benefit." The Atlantic. October 2015

• "Farewell to America's Middle Class: Unions Are Basically Dead." The Atlantic. October 2015

• "Raising the Retirement Age: A Sneaky Way to Reduce Social Security Benefits." The Atlantic. September, 2015

• "What Effect Will Migration Have on European Wages?" The Atlantic. September, 2015

• "Where Not to Be Old and Jobless." The Atlantic. September, 2015

• "Finding the Silver lining in a Potential Interest-Rate Hike." The Atlantic. September, 2015

• "Leisure Inequality: What the Rich-Poor Longevity Gap Will Do to Retirement." The Atlantic. September 2015

• "Don't Make this Mistake With Your Retirement Assets." Huffington Post. March 2015

• "The Real Costs of Managing Your Retirement." NPR On Point. February 2015

• "Working Longer May Not be the Solution to America's Retirement" Aging Today. January-February 2015

• "The President's Baby Steps Towards Retirement Security" Huffington Post. January 23, 2015

"Should Undersaved Americans Work Longer?" Retirment Income Journal. January 22, 2015

• "Senior Class: America's Unequal Retirement." American Prospect. 2015

• "The Solution to the Retirement Crisis In Not More Work" Huffington Post. October 17, 2014

• "The Retirement Crisis Is Real" Huffington Post. September 9, 2014

• “Retirement Planning Advice for Teens To 50+” Here & Now. April 3, 2014

• "Who Stops Paying Social Security Taxes After Today?" Huffington Post. January 1, 2014

• “Up with Steve Kornacki” NBC's Rachel Maddow Show. December 15, 2013 

• “All In With Chris Hayes” NBC News. December 14, 2013

• "Men Fail, only then Women Rule; Lagarde, Yellen, now Flug" Huffington Post. November, 2013

• “Social Security Is Not a Fly-by-Night Ponzi Scheme” The New York Times. July 11, 2013

• “Will 401(k) Plans Keep Getting Worse?” CNN Opinion. December 12, 2012

• “Americans are not moochers.” CNN Opinion. September 20, 2012

• “Our Ridiculous Approach to Retirement.” The New York Times. Sunday Review. July 21, 2012

• “Don’t Cut Pensions, Expand Them.”  The New York Times. The Opinion Pages. March 15, 2012.

• “Is The Retirement System Failing Americans” With Richard McGahey. America Magazine. August 13, 2012

• “How to Create Jobs.” Here & Now. August 6, 2012

• “Employment Benefits: The crucial role of government stimulus in a struggling economy.” America Magazine. May 3, 2010

• "Rethinking Retirement" Parade. April 26, 2009

• "Preserving Your Pension In Tough Times." NPR. July 7, 2008

Blogger for Brainstorm; Chronicle of Higher Education.

      • Responding to "THE RISK POOL, What's behind Ireland's economic miracle--and G.M.'s financial crisis?" by Malcolm                   Gladwell in The New Yorker (August 28, 2006 issue).

• “The Stewardship of Leisure.” Kansas City Diocese Newsletter. (Winter) 2004

• Columnist for Nuvo called “Cappuccino Economics.” The following are selections:

  • “It’s Social Security Stupid.” Nuvo. March 22-29, 2000. P. 9
  •  “The Economics of Obesity.” Nuvo. March 3-10, 2001. P. 8
  •  “Are You a Chump? Bush’s Tax Cuts.” Nuvo. February 11-18, 2000. P. 9
  •  “It’s Greenspan’s Fault.” Nuvo. January 11-18, 2001. P. 9
  •  “A status good, and four times the cost of a cup of Joe.” Nuvo. December 14-21, 2000. P.9

• “401(k)s Aren’t All They Are Made Out to Be.” Chicago Tribune. July 1, 1999. P. 14

• “Social Security Privatization Will Aid Wall Street.” Los Angeles Times. December 7, 1998. P. 26

• “Union Funds, Wisely Risk Averse, Perform Well.” With Richard Grant. Pensions and Investments. January 9, 1995. P. 9

SCHOLARLY AND POLICY PRESENTATIONS

• Panelist at the “CED Fall Policy Conference” on the panel entitled, “The Retirement Savings Deficit: Time to Panic?” Washington, DC. November, 2016.

• Keynote Speaker at the “Blackstone Women’s Network Rescuing Retirement Fireside Chat” New York, NY. October, 2016. 

• Interviewed on Richard Wolff's, "Economic Update” New York, NY. October, 2016.

• Panelist at the “Texas Conference for Women” on the panel entitled, "Retire with Enough Money: Strategies for Making Your Money Last." Austin, TX. October, 2016. 

• Panelist at the “Governing's Summit on Financial Leadership” conference on the "Pensions and the Challenge for Fiscal Sustainability" panel. Washington, DC. October, 2016. 

• Panelist at the “The Atlantic: New Old Age Program.” New York, NY. September, 2016. 

• Panelist at the “NCPRES 2016 Public Pension Funding Conference” on the "Pension Reforms and Economic Volitality" panel. New Haven, CT. August, 2016. 

• Speaker at the “AARP National Policy Council” on the Commission on Retirement Security and Personal Saving findings. New York, NY. July, 2016. 

• Speaker at the "Celebrating 40 Years of the Cambridge Journal of Economics" on the "The Making of a Heterodox Economist" panel, Cambridge, U.K. July, 2016. 

• Interview on the "The Diane Rehm Show." Washington, DC. July, 2016.

• Keynote Speaker at The American Bar Association's Section of Labor and Employment Law 2016 Midwestern Meeting, February, 2016.

• Panelist at "37th Annual APPAM Fall Research Conference." Presenting "Threats to the Financial Security of Retirees", Miami, FL, November, 2015.

• Panelist at the “Bernard L. Schwartz Symposium: Inequality, Austerity, Jobs and Growth” conference at the Economists for Peace and Security, panel entitled “Jobs, Growth, Wages and Inequality: What’s The Agenda?” Washington, DC, November 18, 2015.

• Panelist at the “GSA Annual Scientific Meeting: Aging as a lifelong process” conference at The Gerontological Society of America, panel entitled “Retirement Equity”, Orlando, Florida, November 18-22, 2015.

• Panelist at the “The Welfare State and the Fight against Inequality” conference at The Initiative for Policy Dialogue, panel entitled “Innovations in Social Protection and Protecting the Older Persons”, New York, NY, November 8-9, 2015

• Keynote Speaker at "The 35th Annual National Pension Education Association Conference". Presenting "the Breakdown in Retirement Security" Lexington, Kentucky, October 24-28, 2015.

• Panelist at the “Are new directions needed in state retirement policy?” at Brookings Institute, panel entitled “Social Security coverage for state and local government workers -- A reconsideration”, Alexandria, VA, October, 2015

• Keynote Speaker at "NAGDCA Annual Conference". Presenting "Fixing the US Retirement System", Indianapolis, Indiana, September 27-30, 2015.

• Presentation “Are New Yorker Ready for Retirement?”, Private Pension Initiative, New York City Council, New York, NY, June, 2015.

• Invited speaker at “The Global Future of Retirement, Great Economist Debate”, Pension & Investments Conference,New York, NY, June 14–16, 2015.

• Keynote Speaker at Employers Association of New Jersey. Presenting "Retirement Saving: Responses to America's Crisis" Livingston, NJ, May, 2015.

• Panelist at the “The State of Labor, New Models of Organizing, and the Future of Work” at Bard Labor Workshop, panel entitled “State of the Unions”, Bard College, NY, April 20, 2015

• Invited talks "Inequality: What Will it Take to Win the Politics?", The American Prospect 25 Years, Washington, DC, May 13, 2015.

• Invited talks "Do the Old Eat the Young", Frank Pierson Lecture, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA, October, 2014.

• Keynote Speaker at "Bread, Roses, and Rest: Securing Meaningful Retirement for All" Lecture. Presenting "Bread, Roses, and Rest: Securing Meaningful Retirement for All" Wilkes-Barre, PA, September 6, 2014.

• Keynote Speaker at the Institutional Investor Magazine Conference in Beverly Hills, CA. April 25, 2014.

• Speaker at the INET CIGI Annual "Human After All' Conference. Presented "Pressures on Public Relations" Toronto, Canada, April 11, 2014.

• Keynote Speaker at Napa 401(k) Summit 2014 "Elevate" Conference. Presented "Counterpoint Point" New Orleans, LA, March 25, 2014.

• Keynote Speaker at the Roads to Readiness: ensuring Retirement Security for your Workforce Roundtable. Presented "The Retirement Crisis and its Implications for Government" Chicago, IL, November 21, 2013.

• Speaker at the "World Pension Summit 2013." Presented, "Voluntary Personal Pension System Fail" in Amsterdam, Netherlands. November 15, 2013.

• Moderator and Speaker at the "Government Shutdown and Debt Crisis." Presented, "Economists Agree That Defaulting is Stupid" in New York, NY. October 17, 2013.

• Speaker at the "Allianz-Oxford Pensions Conference." Presented "Unintended Macroeconomic Effects of US Pensions and 401(k)'s" in Oxford, U.K.. September 29, 2013.

• Speaker at the "Stockholm Seminar." in Stockholm, Sweden. August 15, 2013

• Speaker at Economic Policy Institute's Panel Discussion. Presented "Debtor's Prison: The Politics of Austerity Versus Possibility" Washington D.C., May 20, 2013.

•Invited speaker at “Social Security and Medicare Forum.”  Bloomberg L.P. Headquarters New York and AARP. July 10, 2012.

• Keynote speaker and panelist at “Defined Contribution Pension Plan Design and Implementation.” University of Nebraska at Omaha, College of Public Affairs and Community Services’ Public Pension Plan Initiative. May 11, 2012.

• Invited speaker at “Reinventing Retirement: Immigrants, Retirement, and the Way Forward.” Center for the Study of Immigrant Integration. University of Southern California. November 7, 2011.

• Panelist at the “New Retirement Realities; Pensions at Crossroads” conference at the New America Foundation’s Next Social Contract Initiative and the UC Retirement Security Institute, panel entitled “Pension Design Innovations: Challenges to Pension Environment”. Washington, DC, May 19, 2010.

• Presentation: “Unintended effects? Social insurance and macroeconomic performance”, Session 5: Policy Issues II: Social Groups and Individuals, The New Economics as ‘Mainstream’ Economics, Murray Edwards College, Cambridge, UK, Friday 29 January 2010.

• “The High Cost of Nudge Economics and the Efficiency of Mandatory Retirement Accounts”, National Tax Association. 102nd Annual Conference on Taxation. Denver, Colorado, Nov. 12-14, 2009.

• Presentation: “Impact of Recommendations in “When I’m Sixty-Four: The Plot against Pensions and the Plan to Save Them.” At the FINANCIAL SYSTEM REFORM and PENSION REFORM Implications for Pension Management, Rotman International Center for Pension Management, University of Toronto, June 2009. 

• Discussant: for Peter J. Brady, Investment Company Institute—What Does the Market Crash Mean for the Ability of 401(k) Plans to Provide? at the National Tax Association meeting, 39th Annual Spring Symposium and 7th State-Local Tax Program Tax Policy and the Economic Recovery, Washington DC, May 21–22, 2009.

• “THE RETIREMENT PLAN EXCLUSION” presentation at the Tax Expenditures and Social Policy: Are We Getting Our Money's Worth? event, New America Foundation, April 2009. 

• Panelist at the “Pensions, Social Security and the Privatization of Risk” forum at the Brookings Institution and the Social Science Research Council, Mar 27, 2009.

• Presentation “Retirement Income Security Initiatives” at “Capital That Matters: Managing Labor’s Capital” conference of the Harvard Labor and Worklife Program Harvard University Law School. April 29-May 1, 2007.

• Panelist at conference in Oxford, England, called “Pension and Health Liabilities in the Corporate Sector,” May 25-27, 2006.

• Delivered paper entitled, “Tax Expenditures and Employer Pensions” at the Levy Economics Institution of Bard College conference on “Government Spending on the Elderly,” April 27-28, 2006.

• “Trends in Public Sector Pensions: What to Encourage, What to Stop” Harvard University Law School, Chicago, Illinois. October 28, 2005.

• Presentation and debate sponsored by The Century Foundation on "Privatization of Social Security." Discussion for Midwest newspaper reporters, “Are Americans Ready for Retirement?” Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. October 21, 2005

• Testified on “Pension Financing Trends” before the New Jersey Governor’s Benefit Task Force, New Brunswick, NJ. October 14, 2005.

• "Potential and Pitfalls of Social Security Reform" given as part of the Law & ... Lecture Series of interdisciplinary talks sponsored by the Notre Dame Law School. October 12, 2005.

• Presented “The Effect of the Stock Market Crash on Retirement Behavior” at the W. E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, Kalamazoo, Michigan, May 19, 2005.

• Hesburgh Lecture. "Promises and Perils of Social Security: The Attack on Retirement." For the Notre Dame Alumni Club of South Jersey and The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, in Pomona, NJ, April 8, 2005. Presented "Straight Talk on Social Security" with Representative Timothy Bishop (Democrat-NY) at SUNY, Stony Brook, NY, April 22, 2005.

• Industrial Relations Research Association annual meeting held in conjunction with the Allied Social Science Associations. Presenter of two papers: “Did ERISA Fail Us Because Firms Pension Funding Practices Are Perverse?” With Wei Sun. Working paper. University of Notre Dame, and "Small Firm Pension Coverage, Multiemployer Plans, and Middle Class Workers." With Mary Lee and Lance Wescher. Working paper, University of Notre Dame. Philadelphia, January 7-9, 2005.

• The Levy Economics Institute of Bard College. Commentator on two papers for the conference on "The Distributional Effects of Government Spending and Taxation." October 15-16, 2004.

• WBUR (radio station) Boston. Guest for The Connection program entitled, "Pension Crisis." October 13, 2004.

• Center for Economic Policy Analysis of New School University. Presenter of paper, "Employer Pension Reform and the Future of Secure Retirement" for conference on "Pension Fund Capitalism and the Crisis of Old-Age Security in the United States," September 10-11, 2004.

• WBUR (radio station) Boston. Guest for the On Point segment entitled, "United, We Fall." August 5, 2004.

• University of Wisconsin, Madison. Presenter of paper, "The Political Economy of ‘Pro-Work’ Retirement Policies and Responsible Accumulation" for conference on "Using Pensions for Social Control of Capitalist Investment," part of the Real Utopias Project ’04. June 25-27, 2004.

• Harvard University Law School. “Future Research and Policy Initiatives” at “Capital That Matters: Managing Labor’s Capital” conference of the Harvard Labor and Worklife Program. April 29-May 1, 2004.

• University of Oregon. Keynote speaker. “Public Employee Labor Relations Conference” in Portland, Oregon. April 22, 2004.

• National Academy of Social Insurance. Sixteenth Annual Conference entitled “In Search of Retirement Security: The Changing Mix of Social Insurance, Employee Benefits, and Personal Responsibility.” Conference Co-Chair. National Press Club, Washington, DC. January 22-23, 2004.

• National Academy of Social Insurance. Sixteenth annual conference entitled “In Search of Retirement Security: The Changing Mix of Social Insurance, Employee Benefits, and Personal Responsibility.” Debate Joseph Quinn, Boston College, on topic, “Can Americans Work Longer?” National Press Club, Washington, DC. January 22-23, 2004.

• Industrial Relations Research Association 55th Annual Meeting. Work and Older Americans Symposium, “How 401(k)s and Other DC Pension Plans Destabilize the Economy.” Washington, DC. January 3, 2003.

• American Economic Association Annual Meeting. “Employer Pension Contributions and 401(k) Plans.” Washington, DC, January 5, 2003.

• Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management Fall Research Conference, The ‘M in APPAM’: Taking a Special Look at the Capacity of Government to Implement Public Policies. “Multiemployer Pension Plans and the Pension Coverage Problem.” Washington, DC. November 7, 2003.

• International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Employer Benefits Conference. “Corporate Scandals: Lessons for Trustees.” San Diego, California. November 8, 2003.

• Harvard University Law School. “Agenda for Best Practices Pension Fund Management” at “Managing Labor’s Capital” conference of the Harvard Labor and Worklife Program. April 23-25, 2003.

• New School for Social Research, Center for Policy Analysis and the Department of Economics. “The Attack on Retirement: Global Economic Agendas and Elderly Work Patterns.” New York. April 30, 2003.

• Attendee, "National Summit on Retirement Savings." Gathering of 250 experts from around the nation (nominated by Congress and the President), February 27-March 1, 2002.

• The ASA Section on Collective Behavior and Social Movements. “Authority in Contention: Interdisciplinary Approaches.” Presented session on “The American Labor Movement’s (Surprising) Economic Impact: Revisiting the Voice View of Unions.” University of Notre Dame. August 14, 2002.

• Industrial Relations Research Association National Policy Forum. “The Decline in Employer Benefits” and “Living Longer But Working More.” National Press Club, Washington, DC. June 19- 21, 2002.

• Industrial Relations Research Association-Allied Social Sciences Association annual meetings, “The Economic Logic of Multiemployer Plans." Atlanta, January 7, 2002.

• Department of Labor, Pension Welfare Benefits Administration, ERISA working group on pension coverage, testimony, “Portable Pension Plans for Causal Labor Markets.” July 17, 2001.

• University of Pennsylvania, Pension Research Council, Wharton School of Business, “De-linking the Employer from Employee Benefits.” April 30-May 1, 2001.

• Miami University. The Center for Pension and Retirement Research, Current Pension Policy Issues Conference “How 401(k)s Affect Employer Pension Costs.” June 8, 2001.

• Industrial Relations Research Association-Allied Social Sciences Association annual meetings. “Women and Private Pensions.” New Orleans, January 7, 2001.

• Rutgers University. “Rising Expectations: Women and Private Pensions.” New Brunswick, New Jersey, December 11, 2000.

• Wall Street Program for Drew University, New York Society of Security Analysts, “Differences Between the 1960s and 1990s Expansion and the Coming Recession.” New York, February 24, 2000.

• AARP. National Legislative Council Annual Meeting. “The Future of Employer-Provided Benefits.” Washington, DC, February 1, 2000.

• National Academy on Social Insurance. Conference on “Health and Income Security of an Aging Work Force.” “Is Working Longer Desirable and Necessary? Workers’ View.” National Press Club, Washington, DC, January 26-27, 2000.

• Aspen Institute. Harvard Professor David Ellwood. Resource person on issues of worker security. Aspen, Colorado, August 2000.

• Italian Department of Labor and the CIGI. “International Pension Reform.” Rome, Italy, May 29, 1999.

• The Century Foundation, “Investing Social Security Trust Funds in the Financial Markets.” The National Press Club. Washington, DC, March 18, 1999.

• White House Financial Press Corps. “President Clinton’s Social Security proposals in the State of the Union Address.” Press briefing organized by the Washington think-tank, “America’s Future.” Washington, DC, January 25, 1999.

• Economic Policy Institute and Sloan Foundation. “Pension Fund Investing for High Performance Workplaces.” Washington, DC, January 29-30, 1999.

• Georgetown University. The Woodstock Forum on Social Security Reform and Catholic Social Teaching. Washington, DC, May 5, 1999.

• White House Conference on Social Security. Invited attendee. December 8, 1998.

• United Nations Habitat. “Pension Funds and Global Housing Investment.” Turin, Italy, Dec. 1, 1998.

• The Century Foundation. Breakfast panel on “Women and Social Security.” New York, November 19, 1998.

• "Do the Old Eat the Young?" Presented at the International Social Security Association International Conference in Jerusalem. January 25 - 28, 1998, and at the University of Texas, Austin. April 3, 1998.

• Center for Economic Policy Research, Stanford University, and TIAA-CREF." Anti-Discrimination Provisions and the Labor Market." Discussant for the National Press Club. September 30, 1997.

• New York University School of Law. "Employee Representation on Pension Investment Boards: An Economic Model of the Pension Contract." For the 50th Annual Conference on Labor, "Employee Representation in the Emerging Workplace: Alternatives and Supplements to Collective Bargaining." May 29-30, 1997.

• AFL-CIO, High-Level Pension Retreat (15 people including top officers), Williamsburg, VA, July 21- 23, 1996.

• The People's Republic of China. "American Pension Systems," Capital University, Beijing, May 19, 1996.

• Levy Institute, Bard College. "Working Poor, Earned Income Tax Credit and Minimum Wage: The Employment Act of 1946: A Look Ahead." New York, April 25, 1996.

• Telefonica. "U.S. Pensions and Worker Control," Madrid, March 6, 1996.

• AARP. "What is Wrong With 401k Plans?" Conference on ERISA, a 20th Anniversary. Washington, DC, December 2, 1995.

• U.S. State Department. "American Pensions and the Role for Workers." Kiev, Ukraine, November 15, 1995.

• Trade Union Congress. "Financing Retirement Income Security." London, November 7, 1995.

• International Labour Organisation. "Missing Pieces: A Critique of the World Bank Report on Averting the Old Age Crisis." June 25, 1995.

• United States Information Agency and Social Security Agency of Italy, Rome, "US Pension Policy: Lessons for Italy." April 28, 1995.

• United States Information Agency. "US Pension Policy: Lessons for Italy." Palermo, Italy, April 26, 1995.

• European Commission. European Commission Visitors Program, "US Pension Policy," Brussels, Belgium, March 18-April 3, 1995.

• Social Security Advisory Council. "Erosion of Pensions." Washington, DC, March 12, 1995.

• American Academy on Aging. "Congress and Social Security." Dallas, Texas, February 19, 1995.

• American Economics Association. "Investment and Feminist Economics." Session on Gender and Macroeconomics. Washington, DC, January 3, 1995.

• American Economics Association. "Pensions in an International Perspective." Washington, DC, January 3, 1995.

• Center for European Studies, Harvard University. "International Pension Funds." Cambridge, November 21, 1994.

• University of Massachusetts. "Pension Funds and Capital Markets." Lowell, Mass., November 20, 1994.

• European Pension Network, IRES. Presented paper on multiemployer pension funds to French Parliament. Paris, France, January 1994.

• University of California. "Strategic Uses of Pension Funds." Berkeley, September 15, 1990.

• American Economics Association. "Gender Divisions in the Labor Market." New York, December 27, 1988.

• Cornell University. “Pensions and Asymmetric Information.” February 17, 1985.

• Rutgers University. "UMWA Strike and the Median Voter Model." February 15, 1985.

• Dissertation Awards Roundtable of the IRRA. New York, December 28, 1984.

HONORS AND APPOINTMENTS NOTRE DAME ONLY

• Senior Fellow, Gender Studies Program, Fall 2005 - Spring 2008.

• Kaneb Teaching Award, College of Arts and Letters, Spring 2005.

• Reinhold Niebuhr Award for promoting justice for workers through scholarship on pension rights and championing activities that emphasize the inherent dignity of work and workers, 2004.

• Fellow, Latino Institute for Latino Studies, University of Notre Dame, 1997 - present.

• Faculty Fellow, Kroc Institute for Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame, 1997 - 2008.

• Faculty Fellow, Kellogg Institute for International Studies, University of Notre Dame, 1995 - 2008

• Faculty Fellow, Nanovic Institute for European Studies, University of Notre Dame, 1995 - 2008

SERVICE AT NOTRE DAME

• Chair, Strategic Planning Committee, Department of Economics and Policy Studies. Fall 2003.

• Academic Council. University of Notre Dame, 2000 - 2003.

• Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, Executive Board, 2002 - 2003.

• Dean’s Review Committee, University of Notre Dame, 2002. Elected to the five-member committee to review the Dean for the Provost.

• Provost Review Committee, University of Notre Dame, 2000 - 2001. Elected to the five-member committee to review the Provost for the President.

• Committee of Appointments and Promotions, Department of Economics, University of Notre Dame, 1991 - 2000.

• Affirmative Action Committee, Department of Economics, University of Notre Dame, 1991 - 2000.

• Graduate Council, University of Notre Dame, 1998 - 1999.

• Taught in the “Teachers as Scholars” initiative supported by the Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts, March, 2001.

DISSERTATIONS DIRECTED AT THE NEW SCHOOL

• Bhargavi Ramamurthy, 2014, “Consumer Expenditures Household Productivity: Gender and Macroeconomic Considerations”

• Lenne Pallidino, 2014, “Political Economy of Stock Market Transfer Tax”

• Melissa Mahoney, 2010, “Education Spending Per Pupil: Levels and Distribution”

DISSERTATIONS DIRECTED

• Pat Rooney, 1987: "Employee Ownership and Worker Participation: Effect on Productivity, Job Satisfaction, and Health and Safety Incidence Rates"

• Jack Reardon, 1989: "The Effect of Unionization and Firm Structure on Health and Safety in the Bituminous Coal Industry"

• Mark Pernecky, 1990: "Efficiency Wages, Unions and Productivity Norms"

• Virginia Shingleton, 1994: "Medical Benefits and Labor Mobility"

• Lisa Jordan, 1994: “Flexible Work, Constrained Choices: An Alternative to Understanding of Women in Contingent Employment"

• Gregory Buchholz, 1994: “Defined Benefit Pension Regressivity: A Simulation of Pension Benefits Segmented Markets”

• Heather Grob, 1998: “Health and Safety in the Construction Industry”

• John Blandford, 1999: “Sexual Orientation's Role in the Determination of Earnings and Occupational Outcomes”

• Brian O’Hara, 2000: “Discrimination against Persons with Disabilities: Issues in Employment Transitions”

• Steve Nyce, 2000: “The Effect of Industry Membership on Pension Funding”

• Wei Sun, 2001: “Testing Behavioral Life-Cycle Model: The Effects of Social Security and Pensions on Personal Savings”

• Craig Eschuk, 2001: “Unions and Firm Behavior: Profits, Investment, and Share Prices”

• Amy O’Hara, 2003: “Both a Borrower and a Saver Be: Housing in the Household Portfolio”

• Kimberly Dawn Burham, 2003: “401(k)s as Strategic Compensation: Align Pay with Productivity and Enable Optimal Separation”

• Kevin Neuman, 2004: “The Health Effects of Retirement: A Theoretical and Empirical Investigation”

• Sharon Hermes, 2004: “Essays on Retirement Income Security and Labor Force Participation: The Effects of Pension Structure and the Dynamics of Partial Retirement”

• Daniel Lawson, 2005: “The Effect of Gender and Race Discrimination on White Men”

• Lance Wescher, 2008 “The Incidence of Health Benefits Costs”

• Tonia Warnecke, 2009 “Feminist Economics and Macroeconomic Development Theory”

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

• American Economics Association

• Labor and Employment Relations Association (formerly Industrial Relations Research Association)

• National Academy of Social Insurance