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Format: 07-22-2014
Format: 07-22-2014
Job security and stability were defining characteristics of the U.S. labor market from the 1950s to the mid-1970s. A large portion of the workforce was unionized, and workplace benefits such as...
November 27, 2006 | Report |
EOP Staff
Debt has become a generation-defining characteristic for today's young adults. The problem often begins with student loan debt, which today affects both community college and university students. In...
November 27, 2006 | Report |
EOP Staff
Most parents with children under the age of 6 are in their late 20s or early 30s, making issues of family leave, child care, and work flexibility of core concern to young adults under the age of 34....
November 27, 2006 | Report |
EOP Staff
Over the past decade, rents and home prices in major cities across the country have escalated rapidly. As young adults transition from college into the workforce, already owing an average of $20,000...
November 27, 2006 | Report |
EOP Staff
Although Americans of all ages have endured the economic and social changes ushered in by a shift from an industrial to a technology- and service-based economy, today’s young adults are the...
November 27, 2006 | Report |
EOP Staff
In today's knowledge-based economy, a college degree is a necessary qualification for entry to the middle class. Over the last 30 years, as real wages for workers with only a high school diploma have...
November 26, 2006 | Report |
EOP Staff
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
In the final days of the 2006 campaign, as in any election year, citizen interest is peaking as election news--and debates on the issues--becomes more pervasive in the media. Unfortunately for...
November 6, 2006 | Policy Brief |
Democracy Staff
Political candidates win elections by generating more votes than their opponents. A vigorous and superior get-out-the-vote campaign is commonly understood to be the key to success. A less recognized...
November 1, 2006 | Policy Brief |
Democracy Staff
Representational Inequality: Bad for Democracy Economic inequality in America has been spiraling out of control in recent decades. The income gap between the rich and the poor in America has steadily...
October 30, 2006 | Policy Brief |
Democracy Staff