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Format: 11-21-2017
Format: 11-21-2017
Today's young adults are coming of age in a tough economy, on the heels of 30 years of declining economic opportunity and security for all but the most affluent and most highly educated. These...
April 26, 2010 | Report |
Amy Hanauer
Nancy K. Cauthen
Reviving American Manufacturing - Before It's Too Late. This special report by Demos and The American Prospect includes articles by Carolyn Bartholomew, Jeff Faux, Joan Fitzgerald, Leo Hinderey,...
January 1, 2010 | Report |
Demos and The American Prospect
A prediction making headlines across the United States is fast becoming reality:  By 2042, whites will no longer be the American majority.  Rich Benjamin, a scholar-adventurer, packed his...
August 4, 2009 | Book |
It is becoming increasingly difficult for Americans to achieve and sustain a middle-class life. The costs of homeownership, healthcare and a college education have soared, while incomes have...
May 29, 2009 | Policy Brief |
Today headlines are filled with stories of middle-class families struggling to survive the current downturn. But the problems of middle-class families did not start with the recession. Between 2000...
May 20, 2009 | Policy Brief |
A middle-class standard of living requires that families have adequate financial security to meet current obligations, invest in the future, and access opportunities. The Middle Class Security Index...
November 19, 2008 | Policy Brief |
The Economic State of Young America is a comprehensive databook offering proof that a combination of declining incomes, growing debt, and high costs of education, homeownership and healthcare are...
May 6, 2008 | Report |
Up to Our Eyeballs is a lively and timely exploration of the causes and consequences of the explosive rise in consumer debt, and of the unyielding financial and economic crises. Woven together with...
March 11, 2008 | Book |
As the next installment in the By a Thread series, Economic (In)Security uses the Middle Class Security Index to provide the first comprehensive portrait of the level of financial security enjoyed by...
February 21, 2008 | Report |
Developed in collaboration with the Institute on Assets and Social Policy at Brandeis University, By a Thread: The New Experience of America's Middle Class looks at the financial security of the...
November 28, 2007 | Report |