From personal care aides to lawyers for women, from cooks to engineers for men: Divorce rates by occupation and gender.
Tag: american community survey
Black and White women’s lifetime marriage projections
Projections show 86.2% for White women, and 61.7% for Black women, eventually marrying for a cohort born and living through conditions prevailing in 2019.
Science says: Get married at age Whatever You Want (and these are the odds of divorce)
Divorce odds are lowest for women who marry later, and for people who've been married a long time.
Hard times and falling fertility in the United States
The text and figures of this short paper are below, and it's also available as a PDF on SocArXiv, in more citable form. The Stata code and other materials are up as well, here. It's pretty drafty -- very happy to hear any feedback. Preamble: When Sabrina Tavernise, Claire Cain Miller, Quoctrung Bui and Robert…
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COVID-19 mortality rates by race/ethnicity and age
Why are there such great disparities in COVID-19 deaths across race/ethnic groups in the U.S.? Here's a recent review from New York City: The racial/ethnic disparities in COVID-related mortality may be explained by increased risk of disease because of difficulty engaging in social distancing because of crowding and occupation, and increased disease severity because of…
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Race/ethnic intermarriage trends, 2008-2018
Rising, with gender differences. Since 2008 the American Community Survey has been asking respondents whether they got married in the previous 12 months. Using the race/ethnicity of spouses (when they are living together), you can estimate the proportion of new marriages that cross racial/ethnic lines. Defining such "intermarriage" is not as simple as it sounds.…
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Framing social class with sample selection
Venn diagrams to help people think about for screening subjects for social class status.
The arriving divorce decline
A 3 percent drop in the refined divorce rate for 2018.
Family diversity, new normal
Family diversity is not just a buzzword (although it is that), and it's not just the recognition of diversity that always existed (although it is that).
New working paper: The rising marriage mortality gap among Whites
Marriage is taking an ever-more prominent place in the social status hierarchy, and now we can add growing mortality inequality, at least among Whites, to that pattern.