What do high-earners increasingly have in common? They’re married to each other. Continue reading Assortative Mating and the Power Couple
Marriage could be a great equalizer. Except, it’s not. One reason is simple…marriage itself is increasingly unequal. Continue reading Is Marriage an Equalizer?
Although last week’s post provided some predictably depressing news — falling income for middle-class men and stalled progress for women — some good news was also present: middle-income women are doing better today than in the past. In between 1975 and 2017, the typical middle-class working women’s annual income increased by about 25 percent, from $35,000 to $44,000. Furthermore, women are working a whole lot … Continue reading Stag-nation: The Lack of Growth in Household Income
In coal country, married women are filling in the gap left by struggling husbands. Is this happening nationwide? Continue reading Are Married Women Picking up the Slack?