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Marriage and Family Formation

Stephanie Sanchez, a 25-year-old mother of two, and Kenneth Vega look at their daughter Makenzie for the first time since she was born at 10:25am at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York October 31, 2011. The world's population will reach seven billion on 31 October 2011, according to projections by the United Nations, which says this global milestone presents both an opportunity and a challenge for the planet. While more people are living longer and healthier lives, says the U.N., gaps between rich and poor are widening and more people than ever are vulnerable to food insecurity and water shortages. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson (UNITED STATES

Blog Post | Generation Unbound

Six Quotes from Isabel Sawhill on ‘Why Marriage is the Best Environment for Kids’

October 17, 2014, Isabel V. Sawhill and Joanna Venator

In this blog post, we look at six of the most important takeaways from Isabel Sawhill's recent podcast discussion about family formation, social mobility, and her new book, Generation Unbound.

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