Marriage and Family

Marriage and Family

Research Papers

The Fifth Annual Index of Belonging and Rejection (2015)
By Pat Fagan and Christina Hadford
February 12, 2015

The State of the Black Family in America
By Pat Fagan and Christina Hadford
February 11, 2015

The Fourth Annual Index of Family Belonging & Rejection (2014)
By Pat Fagan
February 12, 2014

Family Intactness and Public Policy Outcomes by State
By Pat Fagan and Henry Potrykus
February 12, 2013

The Third Annual Index of Family Belonging & Rejection (2013)
By Pat Fagan and Nicholas Zill
February 12, 2013

U.S. Social Policy Dependence on the Family Derived from the Index of Belonging
By Henry Potrykus and Pat Fagan
February 12, 2013

TV Affects Behavior: Targeted Programming Undermines Families
By Henry Potrykus
July 17, 2013

Index of Family Belonging and Rejection: State by State
By Pat Fagan
January 17, 2012

Family Intactness: Influence on Major State Social Policy Outcomes
By Anna Dorminey, Pat Fagan and Henry Potrykus
July 23, 2012

164 Reasons to Marry
By Pat Fagan
January 31, 2012

Decline of Economic Growth: Human Capital & Population Change
By Henry Potrykus and Pat Fagan
January 31, 2012

Our Fiscal Crisis: We Cannot Tax, Spend, And Borrow Enough To Substitute For Marriage
By Henry Potrykus, Pat Fagan and Rob Schwarzwalder
January 31, 2012

The Divorce Revolution Perpetually Reduces U.S. Economic Growth
By Henry Potrykus and Pat Fagan
March 8, 2012

Non-Marriage Reduces U.S. Labor Participation: The Abandonment of Marriage Puts America at Risk of a Depression
By Henry Potrykus and Pat Fagan
August 27, 2012

The Second Annual Index of Family Belonging and Rejection (2011)
By Pat Fagan
November 16, 2011

Index of Family Belonging and Rejection (2010)
By Pat Fagan
September 9, 2010

Adoption Works Well
By Pat Fagan
October 2010

Mapping America Charts

Marriage and Fidelity

Well-Being and Development

Crime and Delinquency

Substance Abuse

Pregnancy and Abortion

Education

Achievement

Attainment

Behavior

Sexual Behavior

Sexual Initiation

Number of Sexual Partners

Sexual Risks

Sexual Satisfaction

Trendlines

The State of the Family: Marital Status and Childbearing across Race, Ethnicity, and Education
By Pat Fagan
July 9, 2014

Family and Social Trendlines 2014: The Behaviors of the American Family in the Five Major Institutions of Society
Patrick F. Fagan
June 2014

Decomposition of the American Family
Henry Potrykus
February 2017

Demographics of Women Who Report Having an Abortion
By Pat Fagan
March 5, 2014