Aging Federal Workforce Bucks Retirement Trends, Georgia State University Public Policy Study Shows

ATLANTA–Federal government employees eligible for retirement are not retiring—yet—according to a new Georgia State University study, but the low percentage of federal workers under 30 suggests when they do, they could create a federal workforce crisis.

“There’s been all this fear of the ‘Silver Tsunami’ in the federal government, and there has been a… more »

Low-Income Single Moms Show Greater Earnings Mobility than Men, People with Disabilities, Others

ATLANTA—Single mothers in Georgia who participate in the federal government’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) experience greater income mobility than males, whites and people with disabilities according to a study by Georgia State University economists.

Most single mothers on SNAP who start with no income experience substantial earnings mobility in subsequent years, according to… more »