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“Clear, thoughtful, and engaging. This book is a must-read for future retirees, policymakers, and anyone concerned with our nation’s future.”

Christian Weller
Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress

“At a moment when America’s retirees are caught in the middle of a political tug-of-war, James and Ghilarducci offer a new way forward. Rescuing Retirement proposes a provocative yet practical solution to America’s pending retirement crisis.”

Alan Krueger
Professor of Economics, Princeton University and Former Chairman, White House Council of Economic Advisers

Meet the Authors


Teresa Ghilarducci is a labor economist and nationally recognized expert in retirement security. She is the Bernard L. and Irene Schwartz Professor of Economics at The New School for Social Research and the Director of the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis (SCEPA) and The New School’s Retirement Equity Lab (ReLab).

Hamilton (Tony) E. James is President, Chief Operating Officer of Blackstone, and a member of the board of directors of the firm’s general partner, Blackstone Group Management L.L.C. He is also a member of Blackstone’s Management and Executive Committees and sits on each of the firm’s investment committees.