Teresa Ghilarducci

Teresa Ghilarducci is a contributing writer for The Atlantic and a professor of economic policy analysis at the New School for Social Research in New York. She is the author of How to Retire with Enough, How to Know What Enough Is, and When I’m Sixty Four: The Plot Against Pensions and the Plan to Save Them.

Unions Are Basically Dead and That's Really Bad

The U.S. is one of the only rich countries that has reached the (incorrect) conclusion that organizing workers is counterproductive.

Where Not to Be Old and Jobless

Hidden by the steady, optimistic jobs reports in recent months is the fact that unemployment rates for Americans 55 and older have been increasing.