Wealth and Poverty
If I Were a Rich Man: Public Attitudes About Wealth and Taxes
In his State of the Union address President Obama called for tax increases for the wealthiest Americans. Does the public support such a tax increase, and how do their attitudes fit into larger perceptions about wealth?
Poverty in America: AEI/LA Times Polls
In 1985, the late I. A. Lewis, director of the LA Times poll, and William Schneider produced a poll on attitudes toward poverty in America. The survey included an oversample of individuals who were living in poverty according to federal government guidelines.
2001 Poverty in America Poll
The 2001 Poverty in America poll was conducted by ICR for the National Public Radio, the Kaiser Family Foundation, and the Kennedy School of Government.