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In the Balance: Perspectives on Household Balance Sheets
In the Balance is a collection of short essays related to research on understanding and strengthening the balance sheets of American households.
Children of College Graduates Earn More and Are Richer
by Ana Hernández Kent
Issue 23, 2018.
As Fewer Young Adults Wed, Married Couples’ Wealth Surpasses Others’
by Lowell R. Ricketts and Fenaba R. Addo
Issue 22, 2018.
Bankruptcy Rules and “Medicaid Churn” Affect Saving of Families Planning for Medical Bills
by Emily Gallagher
Issue 21, 2018.
Tipping Points Symposia
Tipping Points I: Mapping and Understanding the Impact of Debt on Household Financial Well-Being
Tipping Points II: Mapping and Understanding the Impact of Debt on Economic Growth
Tipping Points III: Debt-Financed Homeownership – Its Evolution, Impact, and Future
The Demographics of Wealth
The Demographics of Wealth series takes a deep dive into the demographic factors surrounding wealth accumulation in the United States. Age, education, and race or ethnicity appear to have a connection to wealth.
Essay No. 1: The Financial Returns from College across Generations: Large but Unequal
Essay No. 2: A Lost Generation? Long-Lasting Wealth Impacts of the Great Recession on Young Families
Essay No. 3: The Bigger They Are, The Harder They Fall: The Decline of the White Working Class
Essay No. 1: Race, Ethnicity and Wealth
Essay No. 2: The Role of Education
Essay No. 3: Age, Birth Year and Wealth
Additional Staff Publications
William R. Emmons
Ana Hernández Kent
Lowell R. Ricketts
Barry Z. Cynamon
Fenaba R. Addo
Bradley L. Hardy