marriage gap


Young adults’ marriage decisions are influenced by the job market

Andrew J. Cherlin | 04 October 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: labour market, marriage gap


Marriage makes men better: the economic benefits of settling down

W. Bradford Wilcox | 09 September 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: employment, marriage gap, marriage premium
Public policy can't afford to ignore the real benefits of marriage.


Mind the Gap: the decline of marriage in Ireland

David Quinn | 07 September 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: Ireland, marriage gap, poverty
As elsewhere, the rich are getting married and the unmarried are getting poorer.


For the richer, not the poorer: marriage as a class affair

Carolyn Moynihan | 17 August 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: inequality, marriage gap


New media do not help reduce social inequality

Denyse O'Leary | 26 May 2015 | CONNECTING |  
tags: marriage gap, opinion polls, social media


The help low income families need

W. Bradford Wilcox | 18 February 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: family policy, marriage gap, poverty
Economic measures are important, but so are national efforts to reverse marriage decline.


Love and the labouring classes

Carolyn Moynihan | 15 December 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: marriage gap, men, working class
A new book from a leading family scholar analyses the marriage gap.


The marriage gap: where poor Canadians are missing out

Peter Jon Mitchell | 05 March 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Institute of Marriage and Family Canada, marriage gap
Anyone concerned about the increasing wealth gap should study marriage figures.


For the richer, not the poorer

Robert Hutchinson | 01 October 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: family values, liberalism, marriage gap
They might spout liberal sentiments but it's the affluent who are reaping the benefits of marriage.


An agenda for renewing marriage in America

Carolyn Moynihan | 17 December 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: marriage gap, Middle America, National Marriage Project
While debates over same-sex marriage have filled the headlines, the rapid hollowing out of marriage in Middle America has received scant attention from national leaders.


The marriage gap in the women’s vote

Meg T. McDonnell | 03 December 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: 2012 elections, marriage gap, women vote
President Obama won 65 percent of the single women's vote by promising to look after them.


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