Report | Jan 23, 2014
Most See Inequality Growing, but Partisans Differ over Solutions

Survey Report There is broad public agreement that economic inequality has grown over the past decade. But as President Obama prepares for Tuesday’s State of the Union, where he is expected to unveil proposals for dealing with inequality and poverty, there are wide partisan differences over how much the government should – and can – […]

Short Read | Jan 15, 2014
College enrollment among low-income students still trails richer groups

Higher education long has been seen as one of the best ways out of poverty, but connecting low-income students — even the high-achieving ones who presumably are best prepared for college-level work — with colleges and universities remains a challenge. On Thursday, President Obama is expected to meet with more than 100 college presidents at […]

Short Read | Dec 19, 2013
Global inequality: How the U.S. compares

The U.S. has one of the most unequal income distributions among developed nations -- even after taxes and transfer payments are taken into account.

Report | Dec 11, 2013
10 Findings about Women in the Workplace

Ten key findings from a new Pew Research Center survey and analysis of Census data that explores the views, values and economic realities of women and men in the workplace.

Report | Dec 11, 2013
On Pay Gap, Millennial Women Near Parity – For Now

A new cohort of young women—members of the so-called Millennial generation—has been entering the workforce for the past decade. At the starting line of their careers, they are better educated than their mothers and grandmothers had been—or than their young male counterparts are now. But when they look ahead, they see roadblocks to their success.

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