Posts Tagged ‘marriage’

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    Gender Issues: Old Maid No More

    Mar 25, 13 • 269 Views • No Comments

    By Lilli DeBode, guest blogger, senior at Kent Place School Earlier this month, a report called “Knot Yet: The Benefits and Costs of Delayed Marriage in America” was released. The researchers studied different socioeconomic classes to determine the...  [read more]

  • Chinese Consumers and Fresh Apples

    Female or Male Leftovers?

    Dec 5, 12 • 318 Views • No Comments

    For Chinese women, success can be a problem. China’s working women are becoming more affluent. And perhaps for that reason, there has been a backlash. The single, intelligent, successful female has been maligned by the All-China Women’s...  [read more]

  • In NYC and China, developers are building smaller apartments.

    Living Solo: Part 2

    Sep 1, 12 • 365 Views • No Comments

    Soup and ready-made meals sales are soaring in Brazil. The reason is probably more singles. In the United Arab Emirates, if you are over 30 and female, there is a 60% chance you are unmarried. For Japan, 31.5% of all households are one-person. Looking at...  [read more]

  • In NYC and China, developers are building smaller apartments.

    Living Solo

    Apr 18, 12 • 289 Views • No Comments

    I’ve just started to count the people I know who live alone. School friends, relatives, neighbors. Some are in their twenties and early thirties, unmarried. Others are divorced. Several are widowed. 31 million of us live alone. Almost one-third of all...  [read more]

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    Marriage Data

    Dec 16, 11 • 256 Views • No Comments

    When a valid research study with dependable numbers says the marriage age has climbed to historic heights, should we assume its conclusions are valid? Not necessarily. In Economix, Catherine Rampell describes the problem. Her story begins with a Pew Research...  [read more]