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Pew Research CenterSeptember 25, 2008

Couples Quiz

Answer four questions about who makes the decisions in your house, and determine how your relationship stacks up against others who responded to a national survey.

Pew Research CenterSeptember 25, 2008

Women Call the Shots at Home; Public Mixed on Gender Roles in Jobs

A new survey finds that in 43% of all couples it’s the woman who makes decisions in more areas than the man. By contrast, men make more of the decisions in only about a quarter of all couples.

Pew Research CenterSeptember 15, 2008

Revisiting the Mommy Wars

Who makes better candidates — moms or dads? And more broadly, what impact do both the gender and parenting status of candidates have on their chances to win an election?

Pew Research CenterAugust 25, 2008

Men or Women: Who’s the Better Leader?

When it comes to honesty, intelligence and a handful of other character traits they value highly in leaders, the public rates women superior to men.

Pew Research CenterJune 25, 2008

Baby Boomers: The Gloomiest Generation

America’s baby boomers are in a collective funk. Members of the large generation born from 1946 to 1964 are more downbeat about their lives than are adults who are younger or older.

Pew Research CenterMay 29, 2008

The Middle Class Blues

When it comes to anxiety about family finances, an old truism applies: Where you stand depends on where you sit. Or, more precisely, on where your house or apartment sits.

Pew Research CenterMay 21, 2008

Muslim Americans

Pew Research CenterMay 14, 2008

Feeling Guilty

Most Americans say they’re not saving as much as they should — but they’re apparently not worried enough to do much about it.

Pew Research CenterApril 30, 2008

Who Wants To Be Rich?

Only 13% of adults say it’s “very important” for them to be wealthy, ranking this personal priority far behind six others measured in a new survey .

Pew Research CenterApril 16, 2008

You’re Laid Off

At a time when the American economy is trending down and the unemployment rate is ticking up, one out of every seven U.S. workers fear they will be laid off in the next 12 months.