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Format: 09-26-2018
Format: 09-26-2018
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
Voter registration is intended to ensure that voters who are eligible to vote are able to do so, and that non-eligible individuals cannot cast ballots. A voter registration list enables election...
April 1, 2004 | Report |
R. Michael Alvarez
This brief examines the relationship between criminal justice practices that disproportionately target people of color, and disenfranchisement laws that deprive citizens convicted of felonies of...
February 26, 2004 | Report |
NEW: SECOND EDITION. "Retiring in the Red" is part of the Borrowing to Make Ends Meet Briefing Paper Series. Reports an 89% average increase in credit card debt among America's seniors from 1992 to...
January 19, 2004 | Report |
Your next-door neighbor offers to hook you up with free cable television. Or, when you unexpectedly owe hundreds of dollars in taxes, your accountant advises you to make up deductions, since "the IRS...
January 1, 2004 | Book |