The Middle Class May Be Under More Pressure Than You Think
Implementation of anti-money laundering standards in Asia
Global money laundering and terrorist financing activities impose significant costs on the world economy by damaging the effective operations of national economies. In response to the challenges posed by these activities, Asian governments and regulators have strengthened their anti-money laundering (AML) and combating the financing of terrorism (CFT) regimes by adopting standards set by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), an intergovernmental agency that develops and promotes policies to combat AML/CFT.
Renter Households Face Trade-offs When Choosing Amenities or Price
Choosing where to live is a complex decision that could have long-term consequences for social and economic mobility.
Reflections: Now Is the Time to Close the Digital Divide
Even before the pandemic, digitalization was occurring at a rapid pace. Access to high-speed internet has become necessary for accomplishing many tasks of life, including accessing education, getting healthcare, searching for housing, applying for a job or searching for a new one, doing banking, buying goods, and renewing a driver’s license.
The nation's wealth recovery since 2009 conceals vastly different balance-sheet realities among America's families
Short essays related to research on understanding and strengthening the balance sheets of American households.
Medicaid Can Increase Saving by Distressed Households
After Medicaid eligibility, financially stressed families chose to save more from tax refunds, but low-income families that weren?t as financially stressed didn?t make major changes to saving choices.