PublicationsMay 16, 2014

Public School Enrollment Disparities Exist 60 Years After Historic Desegregation Ruling

ReportsMay 14, 2014

Young Adults, Student Debt and Economic Well-Being

Student debt burdens are weighing on the economic fortunes of today’s young adults. Among the college-educated, those with outstanding student debt are lagging far behind those who are debt free in terms of household wealth.

PublicationsMay 13, 2014

Census Struggles to Reach an Accurate Number on Gay Marriages

ReportsApril 8, 2014

After Decades of Decline, A Rise in Stay-at-Home Mothers

The share of mothers who do not work outside the home rose to 29% in 2012, up from a modern-era low of 23% in 1999, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of government data.

ReportsMarch 7, 2014

Millennials in Adulthood

Racially diverse, economically stressed and politically liberal, Millennials are building their own networks through social media – rather than through political parties, organized religion or marriage. Half now call themselves political independents, the highest share of any generation.

PublicationsFebruary 12, 2014

Record share of wives are more educated than their husbands

ReportsFebruary 11, 2014

6 key findings about going to college

ReportsFebruary 11, 2014

The Rising Cost of Not Going to College

For those who question the value of college in this era of soaring student debt and high unemployment, the attitudes and experiences of today’s young adults—members of the so-called Millennial generation—provide a compelling answer.

PublicationsFebruary 6, 2014

More Americans are Tying the Knot

ReportsJanuary 9, 2014

There’s more to the story of the shrinking pay gap