Cities with higher murder rates this year tend to have lower overall social capital scores.
Jul 23 2020
As sources of valuable social capital, few relationships are as important as the family ties between parents and children. However, as with other features of our associational life, family ties have been weakening for several decades.
Recent research suggests a relationship between social capital and the behaviors that curb the spread of COVID-19.
As states and municipalities begin to reopen their economics, cases outside of New York and New Jersey may be higher than ever and rising.
As state and local governments seek to re-open businesses and public spaces safely, various organizations and government agencies have recommended a number of convergent data-driven criteria to guide them.
Households with children have been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19.
May 26 2020
While there are good reasons not to rely on the tax code to promote social goals, its imbalanced treatment of spending and saving actually discourages savings and thereby poses a barrier to social capital investment. Universal savings accounts would help rectify this bias.
Joint Economic Committee Republicans generate monthly reports based on updated BLS state-level data, and each state report compiles survey data on payroll jobs and payroll changes by sector.
Volunteering continues to be a part of American culture and the efforts of individuals and mutual aid groups are playing an important role in the current pandemic.
There is a strong family affordability case for avoiding policies that increase home prices. The current slate of itemized deductions is ineffective in achieving the goal of family affordability, and the system is therefore ripe for reform.