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Voter Fraud: 3.5M more registered voters than adults in U.S. — Fellowship of the Minds

In 2017, Judicial Watch’s Election Integrity Project examined the 2011-2015 data of two groups: the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey and the federal Election Assistance Commission.

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Who are you gonna marry? That one big assumption marriage promotion gets totally wrong

First preamble, then new analysis.

One critique of the marriage promotion movement is that it ignores the problem of available spouses, especially for Black women. Joanna Pepin and I addressed this with an analysis of marriage markets in… 1,625 more words

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Census Bureau Public Employment Data: Public School Employment and Payroll in March 2016 and March 2006

In the wake of the Great Recession, the number of people working in public education fell relative to the overall population in much of the country, and inflation-adjusted teacher pay fell in many parts of it.   2,946 more words

Citizenship Question on the Census (Part 2)

This is a followup to my April 17th post regarding the Citizenship Question on the Census. In that post I cited the several federal court lawsuits, and the accompanying correspondence from the US Department of Justice and US Department of Commerce. 1,100 more words


Theology majors marry each other a lot, but business majors don't (and other tales of BAs and marriage)

The American Community Survey collects data on the college majors of people who’ve graduated college. This excellent data has lots of untapped potential for family research, because it tells us something about people’s character and experience that we don’t have from any other variables in this massive annual dataset.  540 more words

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Unequal marriage markets for Black and White women

Joanna Pepin and I have posted a new paper titled, “Unequal marriage markets: Sex ratios and first marriage among Black and White women.” In the paper, we find that the marriage markets of Black and White women are very different, with Black women living in metropolitan areas that have many fewer single men than White women do. 410 more words

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Citizenship Question on the Census (Part 1)

The current census kerfuffle about adding the citizenship question to the 2020 decennial Census is a big issue. There are now three (maybe more) lawsuits in the federal courts seeking to stop the Census Bureau and the Department of Commerce from adding this controversial question. 1,329 more words