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Author Archives: Brendan Saloner
American families pinched by the recession that began in 2007 made cuts in their budgets on purchases ranging from cars to television to new homes. Less visible, but no less important, many families changed their food purchasing habits. Research by … Continue reading
There’s a nice brief from Brookings about the economy and patterns in marriage in the United States. Here are a few highlights: The marriage rate among young people continues to decrease, but the change is long-term and is not correlated … Continue reading
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The U.S. Census Bureau has just released its 2009 poverty estimates to much fanfare and press coverage. The headline statistic: 44 million people, roughly 1 in 7 Americans, was in poverty in 2009.