PublicationsNovember 18, 2015
As American society gets grayer, families are taking the lead role in providing care for aging adults.
ReportsNovember 6, 2015
Racial identity is far from a straightforward concept, and when multiple strands of identity come together this has the potential to increase the complexity.
ReportsNovember 4, 2015
In 46% of two-parent families, both mom and dad work full time. In most of these families, parents share the load on chores, discipline and quality time with kids, but scheduling and sick days fall more on mom.
ReportsOctober 22, 2015
Self-employed Americans and the workers they hired accounted for 44 million jobs in 2014, or 30% of the national workforce. Hiring is more prevalent among self-employed Asians, whites and men.
ReportsAugust 19, 2015
To overcome the obstacles of measuring racial attitudes, Pew Research Center conducted an Implicit Association Test (IAT), a technique that psychologists say measures subconscious or “hidden” bias by tracking how quickly individuals associate good and bad words with specific racial groups.
ReportsJuly 29, 2015
Despite improvements in the labor market, Millennials today are less likely to be living independently of their families and establishing their own households than they were in the depths of the Great Recession.
PublicationsJune 11, 2015
ReportsJune 11, 2015
Multiracial Americans are at the cutting edge of social and demographic change in the U.S.
ReportsMay 21, 2015
America is turning gray, with the share of people ages 65 and older expected to rise more than 50% by 2050 – a trend that may burden more families. But Germany and Italy are already there, with a fifth of their population in that age range.
ReportsMay 7, 2015
For women, postgraduate education and motherhood are increasingly going hand-in-hand. Not only are highly-educated women more likely to have kids, they are also having bigger families than in the past.