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Format: 12-15-2017
Format: 12-15-2017
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 |
An issue briefing kit on the real causes of debt and bankruptcy. Intended for legislators, journalists and advocates. In April 2005 Demos urged Congress to recognize the fragility of our debt driven...
April 12, 2005 | Report |
Many Americans have reduced the equity in their home to pay off credit card debts and cover day-to-day expenses. More troubling still is evidence that many appraisers fraudulently inflate property...
March 15, 2005 | Policy Brief |
Passage of the bankruptcy bill would make it harder for families struck by financial misfortune to get back on track. It would benefit the very profitable ($30 billion in 2004) credit card industry...
February 24, 2005 | Policy Brief |
EOP Staff