No Consensus About Whether Nation Is Divided Into ’Haves’ and ’Have-Nots’
Despite an extended economic downturn, the public’s impression of whether the nation is economically divided remains relatively stable.
Childhood Poverty Among Hispanics Sets Record, Leads Nation
The Toll of the Great Recession
The Digital Revolution and Higher Education
College Presidents, Public Differ on Value of Online Learning
Women See Value and Benefits of College; Men Lag on Both Fronts, Survey Finds
At a time when women surpass men by record numbers in college enrollment and completion, they also have a more positive view than men about the value higher education provides.
Wealth Gaps Rise to Record Highs Between Whites, Blacks, Hispanics
Two Years of Economic Recovery: Women Lose Jobs, Men Find Them
During the sluggish two-year recovery from the Great Recession, men have gained 768,000 jobs while women have lost 218,000 jobs. This new gender gap in employment trends represents a sharp turnabout from the recession itself, when men lost more than twice as many jobs as women.
Living Together: The Economics of Cohabitation
Cohabitation is an increasingly prevalent lifestyle in the United States. The share of 30- to 44-year-olds living as unmarried couples has more than doubled since the mid-1990s. Adults with lower levels of education—without college degrees—are twice as likely to cohabit as those with college degrees.
A Tale of Two Fathers
More Are Active, but More Are Absent
Is College Worth It?
College Presidents, Public Assess, Value, Quality and Mission of Higher Education
Interactive: The Value of College
These interactive charts explore the attitudes of the public and of college presidents about the value, cost, quality, mission and payoff of higher education.