What might encourage older people to stay in workforce longer?

Older man using a computer to service a car

Harvard Pop Center faculty member Nicole Maestas, PhD, is author on a working paper that studies the role that job characteristics (and preferences for these characteristics) play in influencing whether a person stays in the workforce or transitions to retirement.

Will the lowered first-time opioid prescription rate help to reduce overdose mortality rate?

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Nicole Maestas, PhD, is lead author on a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine that reports some potentially hopeful news regarding the national opioid crisis: the first-time prescription rate is lower, as is the rate for prescriptions lasting longer than three days. Learn more in this piece on PBS NewsHour.