The New England Pension Assistance Project (NEPAP) is highlighted in this column, in which a reader inquires about how to assemble the details of his pension plans. NEPAP is part of Gerontology @ UMass Boston and the John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies.
"Middle-class Americans continue to struggle amid modest economic growth and moderate job creation," writes Professor of Public Policy and Public Affairs Christian Weller in his April column for the Center for American Progress.
Ann Bookman, director of the Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy at UMass Boston, says the media reveals a gender-based double standard by asking questions about how Chelsea Clinton's pregnancy could affect Hillary Clinton's plans for a presidential run.
Paul Watanabe, director of the Institute for Asian American Studies at UMass Boston, says the success of research institutes like IAAS depends on the creation of alliances with like-minded scholars and legislators.