Fewer Americans are married today than at any point in at least 50 years. While the causes of this decline and the consequences for Americans’ well-being is the subject of much debate, changes in marriage are clearly associated with income—the decline in marriage is concentrated among less-educated, lower-income Americans. In part, increasing opportunities for income and employment for women, combined with declining opportunities for less-skilled men and technological innovations have reshaped the face of marriage in the United States. Read the full piece here.
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