Looking back 110 years from last Friday (March 3, 1913), we would have seen the Woman Suffrage Procession in Washington, D.C. The thousands of marchers had a larger than expected audience because the Wilson inauguration was the next day. While…
How Much Does Happiness Matter?
Trying to choose among the best places to live, we wind up with disparate global rankings, depending on the criteria.
How College Majors Matter
Measured by the money we earn rather than satisfaction, the return on our investment in education can be called the college payoff.
A Labor Day Look At Invisible Labor
At an Academy Awards ceremony, because the wrong envelope had been given to Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty, they said La La Land was Best Picture instead of Moonlight. Responsible for a task that we only notice when the person…
What We (Might) Need To Know About Student Loans
Student loan facts can help us to better understand the Biden administration’s decision to provide loan forgiveness with a $10,000 cap.
How the Pandemic Affected the Birth Rate
Researchers are concerned that the pandemic birth rate could have further pulled down our sinking population Replacement Rate.
Where Covid Created the Most Learning Loss
Through what we should call a global learning crisis, worldwide, children’s educational opportunities were reduced by Covid.
Why “the Pill” Was Powerful
Described by Harvard’s Claudia Goldin, the power of “the Pill” created a “Quiet Revolution” that transformed women’s lives.
Where Educating More Young Women Will Make a Difference
A source of global gender inequality, educating young women would boost the gross domestic product of many nations.