Gay, straight, single, divorced: Five studies that prove that the who of family matters a lot less than the how when it comes to raising happy, healthy kids.
March 19, 2014 • 6:00 AM • Share
Sure, kids with married parents appear to have better outcomes by some measures. But a narrow reading of the data ignores strong evidence about the viability of alternative family structures.
October 31, 2013 • 10:30 AM • Share
Severe inequities remain between whites and non-whites in American economic life. But it isn’t clear that employers are as much to blame as one might expect.
August 28, 2013 • 12:14 PM • Share
Companies that market products as a way for consumers to improve the world through their purchases not only appear to give less than we expect, but they might actually be hurting their own sales.
August 27, 2013 • 2:00 AM • Share
If you’ve ever bounced a check, you could be blacklisted.
August 7, 2013 • 11:03 AM • Share
The Supreme Court rulings on gay marriage prompted much discussion about what kind of parents—gay, straight, single, married—can raise kids the best. It’s time to discard the hoary notion that any one structure produces the best outcomes for child development.
July 9, 2013 • 1:01 PM • Share
A controversial piece of Obamacare is being delayed for a year. But what does that mean for you and your employer?
July 3, 2013 • 4:12 PM • Share
A new working paper by two Duke economic policy researchers takes a close look at what influences lawmakers’ farm policy votes.
June 27, 2013 • 4:58 PM • Share
Why are shootings with a surviving victim so under-investigated in Sin City, and chronically overlooked in the post-Newtown national gun policy debate?
June 24, 2013 • 6:00 AM • Share
The public is in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage, but not by a margin of five to one, which is how a new Pew study weighs coverage during Supreme Court hearings for two landmark cases.
June 17, 2013 • 3:58 PM • Share
Depending on the neighborhood, maybe North Korea.
April 17, 2013 • 7:00 AM • Share
In the year after declaring diversity one of their core values, Etsy watched their female engineers drop to four out of 85.
February 8, 2013 • 9:28 AM • Share
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