How Not To Be Poor

There is a strong correlation between poverty and certian behaviors. Thus one solution to the problem of poverty is to encourage young Americans to avoid behavior that will tend to lead them into pove…

How Poor Are The Poor?

Although the poverty rate receives the most attention, another recent Census Bureau report adds an important perspective on the state of the poor in America today.

Multiculturalism and Economic Growth

Multiculturalism is in vogue today among academicians, politicians and the media. But anthropologists identify cultural diversity as a universal source of social conflict and often as a barrier to eco…

Explaining the Economic Gender Gap

Despite the enactment of the Equal Pay Act of 1963 and the Civil Rights of 1964, the wage differentil between women and men has not decreased.