Surveys

Racial Differences on the Future of Work: A Survey of the American Workforce

Technological changes in the workplace are increasing productivity and opportunities for some American workers, displacing others, and requiring many to develop new skills. At the same time, demographic changes suggest that people of color will become the majority of the U.S. population between 2040 and 2050. In light of these factors, the perspectives of people…

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The Use of Digital Tools by Black and Latino Businesses

New Joint Center Survey: The Use of Digital Tools by Black and Latino Businesses As we become increasingly reliant upon our devices — from finding the nearest gas station with our navigation systems to paying for our coffee with a swipe of our phones, businesses of color need to do an internal check and ask…

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Voters in 2016: Spending on Health Care

As the nation’s leadership shifts, the Joint Center will continue to release several data briefs comparing the policy priorities of white Trump voters, black Clinton voters, Latino Clinton voters, and white Clinton voters. This brief focuses on government spending on health care coverage for low-income Americans. KEY FINDINGS: Black, Latino, and white Clinton voters were…

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Voters in 2016: Government Spending on Technology Training

After this week’s election results, cultural divides persist. The first step toward moving forward is understanding different perspectives. As the nation transitions into a new government, the Joint Center will release several data briefs comparing the policy priorities of white Trump voters, black Clinton voters, Latino Clinton voters, and white Clinton voters. Our first brief…

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Voter in 2016 Survey Methodology

The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies commissioned and analyzed the results of this survey conducted in partnership with the Nielsen Scarborough Company. This survey results from a nationally representative sample of 1,500 registered voters regardless of vote intention, with an intentional oversample of African Americans and Latinos (600 whites, 600 African Americans, and…

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New Joint Center Poll on Black Voter Enthusiasm

There is plenty of conjecture about whether African Americans will turn out to vote in 2016, but not enough accurate data. The Joint Center commissioned and analyzed a national survey to fill that gap. The survey intentionally oversampled black voters, which made it possible to identify trends among African Americans of different incomes, ages, and…

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