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February 2, 2023

Prioritizing Money Over Marriage, Today’s Parents Are Making a Big Mistake

…having kids as beneficial life goals when you haven’t witnessed many good marriages yourself. Men and women are spending less time in marriage over the course of their life than…

February 1, 2023

The Change in Poverty from 1995 to 2016 Among Single‐​Parent Families

…over time. Second, there are many income sources for which we were unable to bring in administrative data to correct for increased survey underreporting over time. A notable example is Temporary…

January 24, 2023

“Gig,” Contract, and Nontraditional Workers

…earners. Among lower-income workers, gig work is often full-time. As income rises, such work becomes more supplementary to other full-time work. At the low end of the income distribution, gig…

January 7, 2023

Personal Responsibility, Not Victimhood, Is the Path to Success

…Enterprise Institute and the Institute for Family Studies. The sequence entails three steps: (a) getting at least a high-school degree, (b) working full-time, and (c) marrying before having children. Young…

January 3, 2023

Systemic Disadvantage

…8.6 million. Thus whites, by sheer weight of numbers, absorb the bulk of programs like the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. At the same time, the relative intensity of black poverty…

January 3, 2023

Perspective: Women Are More Likely to Make Friends at Work Than Men. Here’s Why That Matters

…of these occupations are also disproportionately male.  It’s fair to question how much women are dedicating their time and energy to these pursuits out of their own volition, because of…

January 1, 2023

Perspective: Is your boss on your DOS? How remote work monitoring can work

time with families who experienced death than they were for spending time with patients and families while the individual was still alive. In essence, monitoring incentives encouraged chaplains to leave…

December 15, 2022

The Myth of Income Stagnation

…was over three times faster from 1990 to 2019 than it was from 1979, the year CBO’s data begin, to 1990. The BLS’s wage data go back further. They show…

December 14, 2022

Bringing Home the Bacon: Have Trends in Men’s Pay Weakened the Traditional Family?

…They argue men have become less “marriageable” over time. Based on marriageability thresholds set at what typical young sole-breadwinning fathers earned in 1979, young men are at least as marriageable…

December 9, 2022

“Automatic Stimulus”: How It Would Have Increased the Record Unemployment Benefits Paid During the Great Recession and Pandemic

…The COVID-19 pandemic saw unemployment claims reach a high of over 33 million in June 2020—over two and a half times the prior record set during the Great Recession. From…