Category: Personal Finance
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.
A new study suggests Americans are less likely to support a tax on the wealthy after seeing a poor person in an affluent setting.
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.
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.
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.
A study in
The Quarterly Journal of Economics suggests poor families in Kenya spend most of the money received from charity on such things as home improvements and livestock, not alcohol and tobacco.
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.
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.
This 2016 research roundup looks at high-cost credit and the arguments over whether payday loans help or hurt the working poor.
2016 review of the research literature on U.S. lotteries and the types of people most likely to play.