Professors Bloom and Canning pen op-ed proposing a scientific, cost-effective way to get needed data on COVID-19 infection rate

In today’s Boston Globe, David Bloom and David Canning, both Harvard Pop Center faculty members, call for conducting COVID-19 tests on a representative sample of the population, leveraging already collected data from the US Census Bureau’s American Community Survey, along with additional information currently being culled by the COVID-19 Symptoms & Social Distancing Web Survey … Continue reading “Professors Bloom and Canning pen op-ed proposing a scientific, cost-effective way to get needed data on COVID-19 infection rate”

“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”