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Six charts that show one issue largely missing from the public conversation about economics in America: an honest discussion of the family factor.

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Here are four charts that show that young men and women “who grow up in an intact, two-parent family have a leg up in today’s competitive economy.”

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A panel of six leading conservative writers discuss “The Seven Deadly Virtues,” a hilarious, insightful, and sanctimony-free remix of “The Book of Virtues.”

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Strong and stable families boost the odds that children can realize the American dream. Boys and girls raised in intact, two-parent families work more hours and make more money as young adults.

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Working on a poverty story today? Here’s the latest from AEI experts on today’s poverty stories.

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The evidence is widespread and consistent enough to suggest strong, causal positive roles for being raised in an intact family and for current marriage on a range of important economic outcomes for the average American.

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A group of respected academics and commentators join Brad Wilcox and Robert Lerman for a discussion of Wilcox and Lerman’s new AEI report, “For richer, for poorer: How family structures economic success in America”

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The evidence is widespread and consistent enough to suggest strong, causal positive roles for being raised in an intact family and for current marriage on a range of important economic outcomes for the average American.

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The Gamergate controversy has brought genders issues, ethical issues and harassment issues to the forefront.  This debate has also sparked threats against both men and women in the gaming industry.

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The debate over the National Science Foundation study of Twitter is getting off track. The sole issue at stake is whether it is appropriate for the government to fund Truthy — no matter how worthwhile it may be.

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Any of our jobs can be a “helping profession.” It just requires the right approach.

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There is an increasing divide in America along marriage lines. The prospects of those coming from intact married families are strong, but the economic prospects of those hailing from single parent families are much less promising.

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