Christian Weller, professor of public policy and public affairs in the McCormack Graduate School, writes that the latest data shows that the labor market opportunities for older women have been eroding.
David Colton of the McCormack Graduate School's Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management has laid down the framework for classifying positions, establishing pay grades, and implementing annual pay raise steps in Marion.
Marc Cohen says when it comes to elder care, "A lot of states have concluded that the cost of doing nothing now exceeds the cost of doing something." Cohen is the codirector of the McCormack Graduate School's LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston.
Christian Weller, a professor of public policy and public affairs in the McCormack Graduate School, writes that "an honest look at the data shows that average American families are now seeing fewer pay increases than just a few months ago, resulting in ... near-record high levels of consumer debt."
Christian Weller, professor of public policy and public affairs in the McCormack Graduate School, writes that "President Trump and his team may propose to double down on failed tax cuts for the luckiest few, rather than admitting failure and pursuing policies that would actually help the economy."
At a meeting Monday, Bob Halpin of the McCormack Graduate School's Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management highlighted some possibilities to regionalize various services between Manchester and Essex. His study considered all departments, including police, fire, and public works.
The Thistledown Co-living House is a way for lower-income seniors to share space and living expenses. Marc Cohen, codirector of the McCormack Graduate School's LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston, says the Garden Spot Village pilot program is appealing because it combats isolation.
Article on programs that give high school students the opportunity to take college courses mentions that the Healthy Aging Data Report that the McCormack Graduate School's Gerontology Institute released in December found about 15 percent of the population of Massachusetts were age 65 and older.
David Levy, professor of management and codirector of the Center for Sustainable Enterprise and Regional Competitiveness, says the City of Boston can't pay for needed climate resiliency efforts: "It is beyond the means of Boston, and Boston is a relatively affluent city."
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