Extreme Poverty Worse For Men

April 3, 2016 Writing for the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Eleni Karageorge reports that researchers in the National Bureau of Economic Research have found that men who experienced poverty as children suffered greater economic consequences than women who grew up in poverty. Gender differences in employment rates varied. Among … Continue reading

Demographic Change And Racial Inequalities

07/14/2013 The success of minority children who will form a new majority is crucial to future U.S. economic competitiveness. A wave of immigration, the aging of non-Hispanic white women beyond child-bearing years and a new baby boom are diminishing the proportion of children who are white. Already, half of U.S. … Continue reading

Unrecognizable Planet?

Planet ‘unrecognizable’ by 2050 – Experts 2/20/2011 A growing, more affluent population competing for ever scarcer resources could make for an “unrecognizable” world by 2050, researchers warned at a major US science conference Sunday. The United Nations has predicted the global population will reach seven billion this year, and climb … Continue reading

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