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Format: 06-23-2018
Format: 06-23-2018
The steep increase in college tuition and student debt over the past decade has led our country to engage in a serious debate about the need to reduce college costs and student borrowing. Yet many...
January 10, 2017 | Report |
From the time a baby is born, American families are trapped between the need to provide care for their children and the necessity of earning income. The crisis of care is most acute when children are...
December 13, 2016 | Report |
Over the last three decades, the Supreme Court has curtailed meaningful limits on political campaign spending and contributions. The alarming, but predictable, result is the rise of a small group of...
December 8, 2016 | Report |
This report was produced in collaboration with Brian Schaffner, Professor of Political Science at University of Massachusetts Amherst and Jesse Rhodes, Associate Professor of Political Science at...
September 13, 2016 | Report |
Key Findings This report quantifies the cost of climate change to millennials and their children, compared to a world without climate change. The climate change costs are compared to other...
August 22, 2016 | Report |
In 2013, total national healthcare spending reached a whopping $2.9 trillion dollars, slightly more than the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of France.1 That amounts to $9,255 for every...
August 15, 2016 | Report |
“We have to make college affordable for every American, because no hardworking student should be stuck in the red.” President Barack Obama, 2016 “One of the central problems of our outdated higher...
July 12, 2016 | Report |
  This report was produced in collaboration with Brian Schaffner, Professor of Political Science at University of Massachusetts Amherst and Jesse Rhodes, Associate Professor of Political Science...
June 23, 2016 | Report |
As the United States rapidly becomes both a more diverse and unequal nation, policymakers face the urgent challenge of confronting growing wealth gaps by race and ethnicity. To create a more...
June 21, 2016 | Report |
Laura Sullivan
Tatjana Meschede
Lars Dietrich
and Thomas Shapiro
Chicago’s 2015 mayoral race was one of the most expensive in the nation’s history, with big donors playing an outsized role in financing both candidates’ campaigns. In fact, over 90 percent of the...
April 28, 2016 | Report |