feature | Dec 13, 2019

Two Recessions, Two Recoveries

Examine the trajectories of the two biggest recessions and recoveries in modern U.S. history, comparing them side-by-side.

report | Dec 13, 2019

Two Recessions, Two Recoveries

The Great Recession of 2007-2009 was one of the deepest downturns of the U.S. economy since World War II. Triggered by crises in the housing and financial markets, the recession evokes memories of homes in foreclosure, the collapse of Lehman Brothers, and bailouts for businesses in the auto, banking and financial sectors. The subsequent expansion began […]

feature | Aug 19, 2019

The Growing Partisan Divide in Views of Higher Education

Americans see value in higher education whether they graduated from college or not. Even so, there is an undercurrent of dissatisfaction – even suspicion – among the public about the role colleges play in society.

report | Aug 19, 2019

The Growing Partisan Divide in Views of Higher Education

Americans see value in higher education whether they graduated from college or not. Even so, there is an undercurrent of dissatisfaction – even suspicion – among the public about the role colleges play in society.

feature | Jan 30, 2019

An early look at the 2020 electorate

The 2020 U.S. presidential election is rapidly coming into view – and so is the electorate that will determine its outcome.

report | Jan 30, 2019

An early look at the 2020 electorate

The 2020 U.S. presidential election is rapidly coming into view – and so is the electorate that will determine its outcome. While demographic changes unfold slowly, it’s already clear that the 2020 electorate will be unique in several ways. Nonwhites will account for a third of eligible voters – their largest share ever – driven […]

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