Does social-welfare policy affect family formation?
Institute for family studies, july 2016.
Marriage penalties related to means-tested benefits do not discourage marriage among the poorest families in the US, but they may play a role in discouraging marriage among lower-middle-class families.
How America pays for College 2016
Sallie Mae Bank, 2016.
National study conducted by Ipsos that annually surveys undergraduates and parents of undergraduates about how their families fund college. It also queries families about their attitudes toward the value of a college education, and the relationship between education-related choices and cost considerations.
Household, income and labour dynamics in Australia
Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, 2016.
Commenced in 2001, this is a nationally representative study of Australian households. It seeks to provide longitudinal data on the lives of Australian residents.
Population change in the EU Member States - 2015
Eurostat, 11 July 2016.
During 2015, the population of the European Union went up slightly, despite a first ever negative natural change The remainder of the growth was driven mainly by net migration.
The four traits teens need to be successful
Laura Padilla-Walker - Brigham Young University, June 2016.
When it comes to raising teenagers, parents have a lot of worries and, as a result, many focus on discouraging undesirable behaviors. But when a researcher at Brigham Young University looks at families with kids who flourish, she finds a big difference between avoiding bad behaviors and actually cultivating positive ones.
State of the world's children 2016
Unicef, June 2016.
Around the world, millions of children are denied these rights and deprived of what they need to grow up healthy and strong – because of their place of birth; because of their race, ethnicity or gender; or because they have a disability or live in poverty.
Assisting Two-Parent Families through TANF
Urban Institute, June 2016.
This report documents findings about temporary assistance for two-parent needy families in the US.
The education deficit
Human Rights Watch, June 2016.
School doors have been slammed on millions of children worldwide because of discriminatory laws and practices and the failure of governments to make sure would-be students get an education, according to the evidence shown by this report.
What are they thinking?
National Divorce Decision-Making Project, 2015.
This report provides findings from a new national survey of 3,000 individuals that closely represents married people ages 25–50 in the United States who have been married at least 1 year. The survey asked a set of questions about what we labeled “divorce ideation.”
Child poverty & family structure
Family First New Zealand, June 2016.
In New Zealand, despite families being much smaller, parents being older, mothers being better educated and having much higher employment rates, child poverty has risen
significantly since the 1960s.