W. Bradford Wilcox



Smartphones, drugs and taxes: issues for American families
28 Nov 2017 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: drugs, family, smartphones, taxes
Three highlights from the 2017 American Family Survey.


Marriage makes men better: the economic benefits of settling down
9 Sep 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: employment, marriage gap, marriage premium
Public policy can't afford to ignore the real benefits of marriage.


How strong families help create prosperous states
26 Oct 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: economics, family structure
For one thing, married men work more.


Around the globe, less marriage = more single parents
9 Oct 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: cohabitation, marriage, World Family Map
More marriage, the more kids living with two parents.


The help low income families need
18 Feb 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: family policy, marriage gap, poverty
Economic measures are important, but so are national efforts to reverse marriage decline.


A dividend Wall Street cannot deliver
12 Oct 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: demographic dividend, human capital, marriage
The wealth of nations depends in no small part on the health of the family.


When marriage disappears
7 Dec 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: commitment, marriage, middle class
When the social heartland retreats from marriage, what future is there for any commitment?


College educated now more likely to marry
11 Oct 2010 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: cohabitation, marriage, poverty
The United States is witnessing a growing "marriage gap" between college-educated and less-educated adults, according to a report from  by the Pew Research Center. In a reversal of historic marriage trends, less-educated Americans are now less likely to be married than their college-educated fellow citizens.


Who shall find a happy wife?
24 Aug 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: happiness, marriage, women
Research on the happiness of married women shows that the traditional model still has a lot going for it.


The new divorce divide
17 Sep 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: divorce, marriage, poverty
There is good news and bad news on the marriage front in America, and the poor are having the worst of it.


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