family

The Child Factor: Drilling Down on Income Segregation

Income segregation in neighborhoods in the United States has increased over the past few decades, but certain demographic groups have...

Enduring Damage: The Effects of Childhood Poverty on Adult Health

This piece, first published on November 27, 2013, is being republished as part of the Chicago Policy Review‘s 20th Anniversary Series. Please visit us here to...

The Uneven Retreat from Marriage

A study shows the ways in which demographic changes regarding marriage, divorce, and cohabitation in the past 50 years have fostered family inequality across socioeconomic groups, causing negative impacts for children.

The Interaction between Family Networks and Labor Markets: Evidence from West Africa

Research exposes the significant impact of family networks on labor market dynamics in developing countries.

Support Children of Incarcerated Parents by Supporting Their Caregivers

A group support program for caregivers of children with incarcerated parents resulted in positive impacts for caregivers’ depressive symptoms and family outcomes.

Enduring Damage: The Effects of Childhood Poverty on Adult Health

For young children, poverty’s most damaging effects manifest over time.

Policy Radio | Andi Zeisler on Gains and Setbacks for Working Women

In this week's episode of Chicago Policy Radio, Bradley Crawford sits down with Andi Zeisler, cofounder of Bitch magazine, to talk about family policy, women's status in developing countries, and the path of women's progress over the past fifteen years.