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Wealth gap in U.S. widens among races

Dec 16, 2014
One big reason for the growing divide: The disparity in asset wealth.
Posted In: recession, race, wealth, pew research center, The Fed, Housing
Federal Reserve Board Chairman Janet Yellen speaks to the media during her monthly news conference at the Federal Reserve, September 17, 2014 in Washington, DC. T

Americans don't know who runs the Federal Reserve

Oct 6, 2014
A new survey from Pew worries Kai Ryssdal.
Posted In: pew research center, Janet Yellen, Federal Reserve
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More unmarried Americans, thanks to economic woes

Sep 24, 2014
The number of single Americans is at an all-time high.
Posted In: marriage, disappearing jobs, pew research center

How the tough economy changes young people's lives

Sep 16, 2014
Some scholars think postponing life-cycle decisions signals cultural shifts.
Posted In: millennials, unemployement, pew research center

Dude, where's my flying car?

Apr 17, 2014
A new study looks at Americans' attitude towards the future.
Posted In: pew research center, technology, forecasting

Pew study: States overspending on tax incentives

Dec 14, 2012
New study says some states are writing blank checks for incentives that don't pay off.
Posted In: states, tax incentive, pew research center

Pew: Student loan debt rises sharply

Sep 27, 2012
There’s a new report out today from the Pew Research Center with some startling statistics on student loan debt: It’s rising sharply in the U.S.
Posted In: student loan debt, pew research center

Young women value high-paying careers more than men

Apr 20, 2012
A new Pew Research study finds that priorities for young women have changed. Women aged 18-34 now surpass young men in the importance they place on having a high-paying career.
Posted In: women, career, pew research center