In nearly all of the 44 advanced economies we analyzed, consumer prices have risen substantially since pre-pandemic times.
Black Americans support significant reforms to or complete overhauls of several U.S. institutions to ensure fair treatment. Yet even as they assess inequality and ideas about progress, many are pessimistic about whether society and institutions will change in ways that would reduce racism.
Roughly one-in-five workers say they are very or somewhat likely to look for a new job in the next six months, but only about a third of these workers think it would be easy to find one.
In the United States, the transience of economic status varies significantly across racial and ethnic groups and by level of education.
The share of adults who live in middle-class households fell from 61% in 1971 to 50% in 2021, according to a new analysis.
Nearly one-in-five middle-income families report receiving unemployment benefits in 2020.
The gender wage gap is narrower among younger workers nationally, and the gap varies across geographical areas.
Nearly four-in-ten men ages 25 to 29 now live with older relatives.
Here are some of the key measures of the housing affordability crunch in the United States and the reasons behind it.
Workers who quit a job in 2021 say low pay (63%), no opportunities for advancement (63%) and feeling disrespected at work (57%) were reasons why.
About seven-in-ten say young adults today have a harder time when it comes to saving for the future, paying for college and buying a home.