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    How Are Populations Shifting within Developed Countries?

    Thursday, August 11, 2016

    The age-dependency ratio for many developed nations is rising. Which group is responsible: the young or the elderly?

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    Russia's Demographic Problems Aren't New

    Thursday, February 25, 2016

    Many point to the collapse of the Soviet Union for causing or revealing Russia’s economic challenges. But some of these challenges started long before.

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    Long-Term Unemployment Affected Older Women Most Following Recession

    Tuesday, November 17, 2015

    Across age groups and genders, the share of unemployed in long-term unemployment went up. But some groups were more affected than others.

  • The Effect of Race or Ethnicity on Income and Wealth

    Thursday, September 17, 2015

    In this video, researchers explore how a family’s race or ethnicity is related to its financial choices and the financial outcomes it experiences.

  • age wealth gap

    Wealth Gap Widens between Young and Old Families

    Thursday, July 30, 2015

    Since 1989, the wealth of old families has grown, while the wealth of young and middle-aged families has declined.

  • How Asian Families Are Catching White Families in Wealth

    Thursday, April 09, 2015

    Asian families long ago surpassed white families in median income, but Asian median wealth still lagged that of white median wealth. If current trends continue, that won’t be the case for long.

  • middle class financial pressures

    The Financial Pressures of the Middle Class

    Tuesday, April 07, 2015

    Definitions of the middle class are often simplistic and don't say much about the trends of its individual families. Using a demographic definition of the middle class leads to a better picture of the financial pressures it is under.

  • marriage after war

    How World War I Changed Marriage Patterns in Europe

    Monday, March 09, 2015

    The effects of World War I were long lasting, but many may not know about its effect on marriage in Europe.

  • The State of Low- and Moderate-Income Communities

    Thursday, December 11, 2014

    According to a survey covering Eighth Federal Reserve District states, generational poverty is the issue having the greatest negative impact on low- and moderate-income people in metropolitan areas, while job availability is the No. 1 issue in rural areas.

  • Should We Be Concerned about the Economic Impact of Immigration on Native U.S. Labor?

    Thursday, October 02, 2014

    Limiting employment opportunities to “protect” jobs can have negative unintended consequences.


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