Issue Brief Congress needs to play its part in building a postrecession economy for everyone and not just the wealthy few.
The housing industry and Congress need to address the massive disparities that persist in the housing market and the economy based on the color of one’s skin.
Report America’s retailers need a strong and expanding middle class. That’s why it’s time for retailers to back a policy agenda that addresses middle-class weakness and stagnant wages, which will boost the economy and grow corporate bottom lines.
With the pace of job creation increasing, communities of color are finally feeling effects of the recovery, but the wages of all working Americans still remain stagnant.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s proposal to release consumers’ complaints in their own words adds additional transparency and accountability to the financial system.
Charts Economic indicators show that our economy isn’t cutting it for American workers.
Issue Brief New economic data shows that post-recession gains continue to go to the wealthiest while the middle class continues to be squeezed.
Report How improved use of open data can enable the labor market to better match the skills of veterans returning from service with the needs of employers across the country.
Newly released Census data show that America’s middle class is still struggling to recover from the Great Recession and the decades of unequal growth that preceded it.
Charts New poverty and income data from the U.S. Bureau of the Census underscore that it is time to enact policies to create jobs, raise wages, and invest in family economic security.
Charts Corporate profits now constitute a record-breaking share of total national income, while corporate taxes contribute a declining share of total federal revenues.
Issue Brief It is long past due to reform asset limits for safety net programs that work at odds with the goals of family economic security and mobility.
Issue Brief Several colleges and universities have greater success than others graduating students of color and low-income students, as well as closing gaps across demographics, which offers a promising model for other higher-education institutions.