RAND Labor and Population conducts research related to children and families, including childhood health and access to health care, children's success in early childhood programs such as child care and preschool, and government assistance programs for low-income families.
It's hardly shocking that women do most of the housework, but a recent RAND Europe study found that even where the female partner earns more than the male partner, she still contributes a far larger proportion of her time to household tasks: 21 hours per week compared to 13.
This report explores the division of labour in the home and finds that domestic tasks are shared unequally between men and women. Women generally take on a larger share of the domestic work while men, regardless of income, take on a lesser share.
Cohabitation is swiftly and increasingly becoming a normative experience, and researchers have been forced to respond quickly to keep up with the rapid changes. The authors document cohabitation data from the recent third wave of the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (Add Health).
Discusses risk assessment and the container transport industry. The global flow of containers represents the lifeblood of modern economies, rendering the global containerized supply chain a potentially attractive target.
This article argues that marriage and cohabitation are associated with important differences in work patterns, earnings, treatment of money, use of leisure time, social relations with the extended family, the division of household labor, and fertility.
Argues that marriage and cohabitation are associated with important differences in work patterns, earnings, treatment of money, use of leisure time, social relations with the extended family, the division of household labor, and fertility.
U.S. Surgeon General David Satcher is expected to release a major report by the end of the year on strategies for treating violence as a disease--an approach he has long advocated. The report should reinforce the work of researchers across the country who, for the past decade, have been trying to understand ...