Keeping up with the breaking news in demography
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Polygamy and Violence Often Go Together
Thanks to my son, John Weeks , for the link to a very interesting article in the Economist this week linking the practice of polygamy to vi...
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
When It Comes to Income, Race Matters & Place Matters
You may already have seen a widely circulated story from the New York Times summarizing a recent research report on what the NYT writers ca...
Monday, March 19, 2018
The Spatial Demography of Happiness
It has been two years since I commented on the World Happiness Report, sponsored by the United Nations, and edited by Jeffrey Sachs at Colum...
Sunday, March 18, 2018
U.S. Demographics are in Transition and We Have to Adjust
The demographic metabolism of the United States has been creating a lot of anxiety over the past several years, ultimately helping to engine...
Saturday, March 17, 2018
Did the Low Birth Rate Kill Toys R Us?
This past week saw the closure of all of the Toys R Us stores in the U.S., following the company's closing of its stores in Britain. A s...
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