Last updated: February 17, 2017
Millions of fathers don’t live with their children. A new study suggests those behind in child support see their kids less often, work fewer weeks a year and are more likely to have kids with multiple partners.
Last updated: January 27, 2017
A new study suggests Americans are less likely to support a tax on the wealthy after seeing a poor person in an affluent setting.
Last updated: January 12, 2017
Diabetes, heart disease and back pain are the priciest ailments in the United States, a new survey has found. And the cost of healthcare is rising far faster than inflation.
Last updated: December 12, 2016
People are unlikely to bet against their own preferences in sports or politics, new research suggests, even when such “emotional hedging” may be in their interest.
Last updated: December 5, 2016
A study in Health Affairs suggests spending for prescription opioids tripled from 1999 to 2012 and that Medicare and Medicaid covered a growing portion of those costs.
Last updated: November 7, 2016
Research in Social Science Research indicates poor Mexican immigrant families are far less likely than poor U.S. native families to participate in the federal food stamp program.
Last updated: September 28, 2016
2016 study in the Journal of Marriage and Family that looks at the factors that influence which married men will become stay-at-home dads.
Last updated: September 19, 2016
This 2016 research roundup looks at high-cost credit and the arguments over whether payday loans help or hurt the working poor.