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Format: 11-22-2017
Format: 11-22-2017
  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 |
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...
January 9, 2005 | Policy Brief |
Javier Silva
Testimony presented by Tamara Draut, Director of Demos' Economic Opportunity Program, before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit regarding consumer issues...
September 15, 2004 | Testimony |
This report takes a long-term view to expanding the middle class and creating more security among those who do achieve a middle-class life. Looking ahead to where the United States should aspire to...
August 30, 2004 | Report |
Many citizens are anxious not just about the security of their jobs and adequacy of their incomes, but also about related issues: high levels of credit card debt, healthcare and childcare costs, and...
August 5, 2004 | Policy Brief |
EOP Staff
There has been a fundamental shift in our nation's priorities for ensuring access to higher education. In the 1970s and 1980s, most aid was awarded in grants, while loans remained relatively low....
August 4, 2004 | Policy Brief |
EOP Staff
The federal government helps Americans build personal wealth in a variety of ways, most notably with tax breaks related to homeownership and retirement savings. However, most of this assistance goes...
August 3, 2004 | Policy Brief |
EOP Staff
Current public policies fall far short of addressing the basic disconnect that exists between an economy that produces a high number of low-wage jobs and a society where the cost of living has risen...
August 3, 2004 | Policy Brief |
EOP Staff
The following report analyzes public opinion between 1996 and 2001. The report draws on over a dozen suveys commissioned by non-profit organizations, media outlets and foundations, as well as from...
October 1, 2002 | Report |
Sustaining a strong middle class – and a strong and competitive American economy – over the long term requires a foundation of robust public investment. From physical infrastructure investments in...
| Policy Brief |