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Project: Appalachia: Demographic and Socioeconomic Trends

Report Explores Appalachia’s Current Strengths and Vulnerabilities

The latest report on the Appalachian Region can help state and local policymakers build community capacity and strengthen economic growth.

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Counting Women’s Work: Time Use, Policy, and Economic Growth

Women’s time spent performing unpaid care work provides the foundation for healthy market economies. However, economic measures of national income only account for paid work and do not account for time women spend performing unpaid care and household services.

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Project: Center for Public Information on Population Research (CPIPR)

Disadvantage for Black Families Compounded by Economic Circumstances of Kin

Race may be a social construct but it’s one with consequences that may span generations. While both Black and white families can experience upward or downward wealth mobility from one generation to the next, studies show the dramatic socioeconomic disadvantages for Black families have persisted across generations.

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Workers at Risk During the Coronavirus Pandemic: Four in 10 Food Preparers and Servers Are Low-Income

A PRB analysis finds that workers in one of the hardest-hit sectors—food preparation and server-related occupations—are among the most economically vulnerable.

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U.S. Homeownership Rates Fall Among Young Adults, African Americans

Since 2010, homeownership rates for most racial/ethnic groups have held steady or increased, but the rate for blacks has continued to drop, especially among young adults.

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Project: PACE: Policy, Advocacy, and Communication Enhanced for Population and Reproductive Health

The Long-Lasting Toll of Conflict on Fertility and Early Childbearing

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Project: PACE: Policy, Advocacy, and Communication Enhanced for Population and Reproductive Health

Population Growth Concentrated Among the Poorest Communities

As sub-Saharan African countries strive to grow their economies, it is critical that they consider their age structures—or more particularly, the age structures of their richest and poorest populations, which are determined largely by fertility rates.

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