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.
Hit by trade shock from China, U.S. communities that experience factory layoffs and closings will also see an impact on marriage rates.
To see what how much we work and sleep and play, and what the GDP does not tell us, we can use the American Time Use Survey.