College-educated women in particular underestimate the demands of parenthood and the difficulties of combining working and parenting, new research shows.
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Fentanyl is a big culprit, but there are also encouraging signs from states that have prioritized public health campaigns and addiction treatment.
The market for higher education is strongly local, with sparse options for many potential students, so merely giving them more information may not work.
Premiums have risen very little in the years since Medicare Part D was introduced. But the same cannot be said of the burden on taxpayers.
Technology has made it easier to identify and manage the optimal supply, but it also depends on which problem you’re trying to solve.
They also earn less allowance, suggesting that the gender inequality in pay begins at home, and early in life. But there are signs the gap is narrowing.
Neil Irwin, who covers economics for The Upshot, often turns to “Fred,” a site full of economic data that is maintained by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
Randomized controlled trials, despite their flaws, remain a powerful tool.
Americans have increasingly come to dislike government, even as they have relied more on various forms of government assistance.
The expansion is nine years old. An ill-timed end of fiscal stimulus, a corporate debt bubble and the trade war are the things that could most easily end it.
The plans cover less and follow fewer rules than most insurance that you can buy now. They are also less costly and will be marketed extensively.
A potent campaign theme emerges across the nation, with a particular emphasis on pre-existing conditions.
“Is this person a citizen?” The answer could mean less representation for populous states and big cities.
The most competitive districts are only somewhat better educated and somewhat more suburban than the country as a whole.
It’s often too complicated. And even when it isn’t, almost no one does it.