October 6, 2016

Voters have little confidence Clinton or Trump would help workers get skills they need to compete

American voters express relatively little confidence in either major party presidential candidate when it comes to their ability to help American workers prepare to compete in today’s economy.

June 16, 2016

6 facts about American fathers

Today, fathers who live with their children are taking a more active role in caring for them and helping out around the house. And the ranks of stay-at-home and single fathers have grown significantly in recent decades. At the same time, more and more children are growing up without a father in the home.

October 1, 2015

Women more than men adjust their careers for family life

Women most often are the ones who adjust their schedules and make compromises when the needs of children and other family members collide with work, data show.

April 1, 2015

Working-mom guilt? Many dads feel it too

Today’s working fathers are just as likely as working mothers to say that finding the right balance between their job and their family life is a challenge.

March 10, 2015

Despite progress, women still bear heavier load than men in balancing work and family

Our research suggests the issue continues to resonate with many working moms.

February 20, 2015

Among LGBT Americans, bisexuals stand out when it comes to identity, acceptance

Compared with gay men and lesbians, bisexuals have a different perspective on their sexual orientation and a distinct set of experiences, a Pew Research survey found.

September 18, 2014

Families may differ, but they share common values on parenting

A new Pew Research survey finds widespread agreement among parents over the traits that children should be taught.

September 16, 2014

Public is sharply divided in views of Americans in poverty

Poverty is an issue that deeply divides the American public when it comes to how much of a role government should play in alleviating the problems of the poor.

August 27, 2014

Within the black community, young and old differ on police searches, discrimination

Recent survey data from the Pew Research Center suggest that there are sharp divides between younger and older blacks on the issues of police searches and discrimination more broadly.

February 7, 2014

Parenthood and happiness: It’s more complicated than you think

Social science research offers a more complicated view of the relationship between being a parent and being happy.