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.…

How big will the drop in weddings be? Big

With data snapshot addendum at the end. In the short run, people are canceling their weddings that were already booked, or not planning the ones they were going to have this summer or fall. In the long run, we don't know. To look at the short run effect, I used Google Trends to extract the…