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How millennials are affecting the price of your home

Jimmie Lenz, University of South Carolina It used to be that everyone wanted to buy a home, seeking pleasure and security, as well as the...

3 ways $2 trillion for infrastructure can fight inequality too

Steven Pressman, Colorado State University Imagine you have US$2 trillion to spend on patching up America’s crumbling roads, levees and other infrastructure. What would you...

At work, women and people of color still have not broken...

Tesa Rigel Hines, Purdue University Northwest Did you notice the race of your barista this morning? What about the sex of your mechanic? I have observed...

Identicide: How demographic shifts can rip a country apart

Monica Duffy Toft, Tufts University What happens to a country when its core national identity – its preferred image of itself in terms of race...

Does most of your paycheck go to rent? That may be...

Jessica Owens-Young, American University New data on health across the U.S. shows that high housing costs are harming Americans’ health – and that some communities...

Why meritocracy is a myth in college admissions

Morgan Polikoff, University of Southern California; Jerome A Lucido, University of Southern California, and Julie Renee Posselt, University of Southern California The most damaging myth...

Skilled blue-collar jobs are growing – though women aren’t getting them

Eric Hoyt, University of Massachusetts Amherst and JD Swerzenski, University of Massachusetts Amherst In the press, the phrase “blue collar” is often used as shorthand...

Low-income parents want a white picket fence, not just money, before...

Christina Gibson-Davis, Duke University and Anna Gassman-Pines, Duke University Marriage rates in the U.S. are declining, especially among the lowest-income Americans. However, in October, wage...

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We need to change how and where we build to be...

Keith Krumwiede, New Jersey Institute of Technology The human and economic losses resulting from extreme weather events during the last several years vividly demonstrate the...