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This paper present profiles of Americans struggling with credit card debt and bankruptcy, due to economic insecurity.
Research
Tamara Draut
A concise executive summary of a report that explores how families are increasingly using credit cards to meet their basic needs. Also examines the factors driving this record-setting debt and the impact of deregulation on the cost, availability and marketing of credit cards.
Research
Tamara Draut
Javier Silva

Using new data, this report explores how families are increasingly using credit cards to meet their basic needs. This report also examines the factors driving this record-setting debt and the impact of deregulation on the cost, availability and marketing of credit cards.

Research
Tamara Draut
Javier Silva
Using new data, this report explores how families are increasingly using credit cards to meet their basic needs. This report also examines the factors driving this record-setting debt and the impact of deregulation on the cost, availability and marketing of credit cards.
Research
Tamara Draut
Javier Silva
Testimony before the Massachusetts General Court Joint Committee on Election Laws regarding Election Day Registration.
Testimony and Public Comment
An in-depth study of election fraud issues and the policy requirements of the Help America Vote Act.
Research
David Callahan
Lori Minnite
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 two regularly conducted academic surveys. The results outlined in this report indicate that while long
Research
Tamara Draut
The Executive Summary of the full report, Crossing Divides, examining four cases of policymaking during the 1990s -- the Earned Income Tax Credit, Individual Development Accounts, the Children's Health Insurance Plan, and Empowerment Zones -- suggests some emerging common ground among liberal and
Policy Briefs
Tamara Draut
Examining four cases of policymaking during the 1990s -- the Earned Income Tax Credit, Individual Development Accounts, the Children's Health Insurance Plan, and Empowerment Zones -- suggests some emerging common ground among liberal and conservative policymakers.
Policy Briefs
Tamara Draut
Keynote address to the National Network of Grantmakers about public opinion of poverty and inequality, given by Tamara Draut, Director of Demos's Economic Opportunity program.
Testimony and Public Comment
Tamara Draut