Publications

Search Publications

Format: 09-23-2018
Format: 09-23-2018
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 |
In the Red or In the Black? looks at whether household savings serve to protect families from incurring unsecured debt, and in turn, whether the presence of unsecured debt acts as a barrier to...
January 23, 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 |
To assess the validity of assertions that enactment of Election Day Registration results in administrative complexity, implementation costs, and the potential for error or fraud, Demos conducted a...
November 20, 2007 | Report |
Stuart Comstock-Gay
Regina M. Eaton
Americans carry over $800 Billion in credit card debt. Using most recent data from the Federal Reserve Board's Survey of Consumer Finances, Borrowing to Make Ends Meet exposes this and other...
November 7, 2007 | Report |
Distinguished Senior Fellow Robert Kuttner Testifies Before the House Financial Services Committee on the systemic risks of financial innovation coupled with deregulation.
October 2, 2007 | Testimony |
Although middle-income families don't earn much more than they did several decades ago, they are buying bigger cars, houses, and appliances. To pay for them, they spend more than they earn and carry...
August 7, 2007 | Book |
It has been nearly two decades since the credit card industry was deregulated with the promise of bringing greater competition and lower prices to consumers. Under the shield of deregulation, credit...
August 1, 2007 | Report |
In a compelling work of original reportage, Senior Fellow Jonathan Cohn travels across the United States to investigate the reasons behind the country's health care crisis and its impact on...
April 10, 2007 | Book |