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Format: 11-20-2017
Format: 11-20-2017
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
Credit card companies are preying on the American public and need to be reined in. Fueled by steady deregulation of the industry, credit card companies increasingly charge excessive interest rates...
August 4, 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
A two-page brief on how deregulated credit card issuers have maximized their profits at the expense of American consumers. Regulatory Background   Before 1978, 37 states had usury laws that...
June 6, 2004 | Report |
An exploration of the importance of social trust in U.S. society and troubling ways in which rising economic inequality since the 1970s has helped to decrease trust between Americans.  ...
May 1, 2004 | Report |
Eric M. Uslaner
As policymakers, election officials, and the public consider whether New York should change the way in which voters are allowed to register to participate in elections, and bring New York State...
April 23, 2004 | Report |
R. Michael Alvarez
Jonathan Nagler
Catherine H. Wilson
As policymakers, election officials, and the public consider whether New York should change the way in which voters are allowed to register to participate in elections, and bring New York State...
April 20, 2004 | Report |
R. Michael Alvarez