• Social research shows why women and children especially suffer without a strong union

    Many decades of social science research have conclusively demonstrated that heterosexual marriage is an invaluable social good, with benefits for adults, children and society at large. As a well-documented 2004 booklet I was involved in producing puts it: We believe good social science, despite its inherent limitations, is a better guide to social policy than […]

  • How to use behavioral insights to survive Thanksgiving

    Millions of American families will soon come together to enjoy Thanksgiving. But whether it is Thanksgiving or any other event, bringing people together does not necessarily equal a fun time. Why is that? Its simple: We are all behaviorally different. At a time when family should enjoy each other around a splendid table, there is […]