Much more than a source of clean clothing, the washing machine is an example of household technology that impacts women and the economy.
Especially evident during pandemic lockdowns, at home we have a chores gap that determines who does the housework.
I suspect that you (as did I) will find the newest numbers on the divorce rate rather surprising. Six Facts: Covid Divorce Rates 1. Pre-Pandemic for the U.S. Before the pandemic began, divorce rates had been trending downward: 2.…
As they replace the traditional ways that couples meet each other, onlne dating markets are reducing the role of friends and family.
On this Labor Day, we can explain the “middle-class time squeeze” by looking at how time/money tradeoffs changed a family’s division of labor.
With Daylight Saving Time (DST) having just begun, we might find that shifting sunlight from the morning to the evening has made us safer.
If you are an Elvis minister in Las Vegas, you have a problem. Nevada’s marriage rate is way down and so too is the wedding business. The bigger story though, is about shifting marriage markets. The Decline of Marriage As…
In additional to debating the impact of immigration on less educated men, we should look at how highly skilled women are affected.