Nearly two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, roughly six-in-ten U.S. workers who say their jobs can mainly be done from home (59%) are working from home all or most of the time.
Asked to "imagine a better world online," experts hope for a ubiquitous – even immersive – digital environment that promotes fact-based knowledge, offers better defense of individuals’ rights, empowers diverse voices and provides tools for technology breakthroughs and collaborations to solve the world’s wicked problems.
Americans’ views of the economy remain negative; most say prices have gotten worse while job availability has improved.
The CPI-U is the most widely cited inflation metric, so it’s worth popping the hood and looking inside to see how it works.
Immigrants – particularly those from African nations – are a growing share of the U.S. Black population.
49% of Americans say the availability of affordable housing in their local community is a major problem, up 10 points from early 2018.
Among adults 25 and older who have no education beyond high school, more women have left the labor force than men.
Adoption of key technologies by those in the oldest age group has grown markedly since about a decade ago.
Amid rising inequality, many Americans feel that the U.S. economic system is unfair and generally favors powerful special interests.
American workers in some sectors and industries are seeing far smaller wage gains than those in others.