Demographics

Demographics

  • DWTFforOct2016

    How Dense Is St. Louis' Population?

    Monday, October 31, 2016

    The population density of St. Louis is more like smaller metro areas, rather than metro areas of its own size.

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  • China One Child

    Did China's One-Child Policy Really Have an Effect?

    Thursday, October 27, 2016

    The fertility rate in China declined after the one-child policy was introduced, but the rate was already on the way down.

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  • DWTFforOct2016

    How Is St. Louis' Population Expected to Shift?

    Tuesday, October 25, 2016

    By 2020, Denver and Tampa, Fla., are expected to surpass St. Louis in terms of population.

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  • g-7 countries

    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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  • RussiaKremlinthumbnail

    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

    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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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