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Format: 06-21-2018
Format: 06-21-2018
In response to ever-increasing financial pressures, families have come to depend on high-cost credit as a way to bridge the gap between stagnant or decreasing incomes and rising costs. How are...
November 14, 2006 | Policy Brief |
EOP Staff
A Demos briefing book, with state-and federal-level application, to help elected officials advance new policies that promote electoral participation and provide all Americans with access to a stable...
September 6, 2006 | Policy Brief |
Although Americans of all ages have endured the economic and social changes of the post-industrial era, today's young people are the first to experience its full weight as they try to start their...
May 24, 2006 | Policy Brief |
EOP Staff
The United States faces major challenges in sustaining a strong middle class in the decades ahead. Rapidly changing, often volatile economic conditions are making it more difficult to enter the...
March 22, 2006 | Report |
Former Economic Opportunity Program Director Tamara Draut offers a groundbreaking look at the new obstacle course facing young adults as they try to build careers, buy homes, and start families. As...
January 14, 2006 | Book |
A host of policy experts, academics and journalists sound a cry of alarm against the growing concentration of wealth, income, and economic and political power. Co-edited by Senior Fellows James...
October 14, 2005 | Book |
American families are struggling in an increasingly volatile economy defined by job instability, continued layoffs in the guise of "downsizing", and declining employee benefits--factors augmented by...
October 12, 2005 | Report |
  This report is the second in a series of Demos publications which looks specifically at growing the middle class.   This paper is the first step in a larger endeavor to track and measure...
September 8, 2005 | Report |
While real income gains were realized during the economic boom over the latter half of the 1990s, the average American's credit card debt rose faster than ever before. While balances grew faster for...
May 11, 2005 | Policy Brief |
Javier Silva
Rebecca Epstein
In April 2005 Demos urged Congress to recognize the fragility of our debt driven consumer economy when considering the bankruptcy "reform" bill (S. 256/H.R. 685) that had been passed by the Senate...
April 12, 2005 | Policy Brief |