A few years ago, I read the Philosophy Smoker on a regular basis. In the comments threads, several job seekers complained about older professors who didn’t retire. If only they finally went away, more tenure lines would become available for junior people. In a provocative essay, professor emerita Laurie Frendrich argues along similar lines. She […]… Learn more.
Academics who don’t retire are greedy, selfish, and bad for students… Learn more.
[caption id="attachment_19537" align="alignright" width="340" caption=" A new study co-authored by MIT economist James Poterba shows that many Americans have little financial cushion in retirement. Graphic: Christine Da… Learn more.