Novel study reveals an unequal surge in COVID-19 mortality rates in Massachusetts by poverty level, race and crowded housing

A Harvard Pop Center working paper reveals the findings of an analysis of State-provided public health data by Harvard T. H. Chan School researchers Jarvis Chen, Pamela Waterman, and Nancy Krieger. The Boston Globe obtained the data and shared it with the researchers in order to generate this novel analysis. Read more in The Boston … Continue reading “Novel study reveals an unequal surge in COVID-19 mortality rates in Massachusetts by poverty level, race and crowded housing”

“This experiment has failed:” Beth Truesdale on shifting the burden of security in retirement to individuals

Harvard Pop Center Research Associate Beth Truesdale, PhD, has penned a Letter to the Editor published in The Boston Globe that calls for strengthening Social Security and employer-based retirement plans. Beth is currently co-editing a volume titled Overtime: America’s Aging Workforce and the Future of “Working Longer.” This project, which is funded by the Alfred … Continue reading ““This experiment has failed:” Beth Truesdale on shifting the burden of security in retirement to individuals”