Economy

Listen to PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones Discuss Terrorism and Islam on Interfaith Voices

[11.23.2015]

PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones sheds light on the conversation about allowing Syrian refugees into the U.S. in his latest Interfaith Voices appearance.

Most Support $10.10 Minimum Wage, Party Divisions Over $15 Hike

[11.23.2015]

As workers nationwide strike in an effort to raise the minimum wage, we take a look at where Americans across the political spectrum stand on the issue.

American Catholics on the Issues by Religious Attendance

[09.01.2015]

PRRI’s latest survey highlighted important racial and ethnic divides in the U.S. Catholic population — and new analysis shows that Catholics are divided by religious participation as well.

In the New York Times | Can Hillary Clinton Be a Woman of the People?

[06.18.2015]

The New York Times’ Thomas B. Edsall explores Hillary Clinton’s ability to appeal to the working class on economic issues, and uses PRRI surveys to help do so.

Event Wrap-up | What Motivated Voters During the Midterm Election: 2014 Post-Election American Values Survey

[11.14.2014]

PRRI released findings from the 2014 post-election American Values Survey, “What Motivated Voters During the Midterm Elections?” at The Brookings Institution.

With Delayed Grand Jury Ruling, Unrest in Ferguson Continues

[10.08.2014]

PRRI’s 2014 AVS suggests that the feeling of unrest and racial tension in Ferguson mirrors Americans’ deep discontent about racial and economic inequality.

Watch Robert P. Jones on MSNBC’s “The Reid Report”

[10.03.2014]

On Friday, PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones appeared on MSNBC’s The Reid Report to discuss how Americans are dispirited about the economy despite the release of new data from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics showing an increase in jobs and a drop in the unemployment rate. The live segment also covered the American Dream, immigration reform, and other findings from the 2014 American Values Survey.   Jones reported the public is waking […]

Event Wrap-up | American Values Survey 2014: Economic Insecurity, Rising Inequality and Doubts about the Future

[09.29.2014]

PRRI released findings from our 2014 AVS, “Economic Insecurity, Rising Inequality, and Doubts about the Future,” at The Brookings Institution.

4-in-10 Americans Experiencing Economic Insecurity

[09.24.2014]

Economic hardships continue to plague the American public, reports PRRI’s 2014 American Values Survey

New Survey | Economic Insecurity, Rising Inequality, and Doubts about the Future: Findings from PRRI’s 2014 American Values Survey

[09.23.2014]

PRRI released our 2014 American Values Survey, revealing that Americans have a bleak outlook on their financial situations and the country’s economic future.