Dec. 22, 2011

Women in the U.S. Military: Growing Share, Distinctive Profile

The women who serve in today’s military differ from the men who serve in a number of ways.

Dec. 14, 2011

Barely Half of U.S. Adults Are Married – A Record Low

New Marriages Down 5% from 2009 to 2010

Dec. 8, 2011

The Difficult Transition from Military to Civilian Life

Military service is difficult, demanding and dangerous. But returning to civilian life also poses challenges for the men and women who have served in the armed forces.

Nov. 23, 2011

The Military-Civilian Gap: Fewer Family Connections

Whether or not they have served, most Americans have family members who have been in the armed forces. But as the size of the military shrinks, those ties may be diminishing.

Nov. 8, 2011

For Many Injured Veterans, A Lifetime of Consequences

One out of every ten veterans alive today was seriously injured at some point while serving in the military, and three-quarters of those injuries occurred in combat.

Nov. 7, 2011

The Rising Age Gap in Economic Well-Being

The Old Prosper Relative to the Young

Nov. 3, 2011

The Generation Gap and the 2012 Election

Angry Silents, Disengaged Millenials

Oct. 12, 2011

In a Down Economy, Fewer Births

A sharp decline in fertility rates in the United States that started in 2008 is closely linked to the souring of the economy that began about the same time, according to a new analysis of multiple economic and demographic data sources.

Oct. 5, 2011

War and Sacrifice in the Post-9/11 Era

The Military-Civilian Gap

Oct. 3, 2011

Fighting Poverty in a Bad Economy, Americans Move in with Relatives

Without public debate or fanfare, large numbers of Americans enacted their own anti-poverty program in the depths of the Great Recession: They moved in with relatives.