Christmas


Merry Christmas!
Marcus Roberts | Dec 18 2015 | comment  
Thank you for reading DID throughout 2015

Do children have to be so expensive?
Shannon Roberts | Dec 19 2014 | comment  
Over-indulgence will likely have negative psychological effects.

Something for next year’s stocking
Marcus Roberts | Dec 26 2013 | comment  
Although perhaps not for everyone...

“I don’t make merry myself at Christmas”
Shannon Roberts | Dec 24 2013 | comment  
It seems that the timeless classic "A Christmas Carol" contains some demographic lessons for us too.

Three vignettes about Christmas and the Demographic Winter
Jennifer Roback Morse | Dec 26 2012 | comment  
We Baby Boomers rationalized having fewer kids by saying we were Saving the Earth. As luck would have it, our ecological religion of smaller families allowed us higher incomes and consumption than we could have had any other way. But we didn’t think through the human reality of that trade-off. Smaller families, more adults living with roommates instead of with families, more loneliness.

Merry Christmas!
Marcus Roberts | Dec 21 2012 | comment  
Merry Christmas!

Too much Christmas pudding?
Shannon Buckley | Dec 27 2011 | comment  
Late December is traditionally the time when one starts to make resolutions to start eating healthily again after the food packed days that have come before. Or perhaps we can put it off for just a few more days – early January perhaps? In any case, according to the The Economist it is no longer just the Western world whose waistlines are widening.
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