Posts Tagged ‘Brookings’

  • Disposable Income can be hand-to-mouth for households with illiquid wealth

    Surprising Hand-To-Mouth Households

    May 4, 14 • 537 Views • No Comments

    Close to one third of all households (38 million) in the US live hand-to-mouth. Like me, perhaps you have always assumed that a hand-to-mouth (HtM) household is low income. Spending all disposable income each week, the hand-to-mouth household is unable to...  [read more]

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    Healthy Incentives

    Oct 24, 10 • 282 Views • No Comments

    What happens in a school cafeteria when apples are placed in bowls rather than on a metallic pan? Sales more than double. Require trays? Students eat 21% more salads. Call corn “creamy” and more people ask for it. As displayed by the NY Times...  [read more]