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andrew cherlin

Millennial marriage
Waiting to wed
Published June 4, 2018
Millennials are waiting longer than previous generations to marry and have children—creating what a Hopkins sociologist calls a 'capstone marriage' / The New York Times
Election 2016
'Downwardly mobile' for Donald
Published Aug 26, 2016
GOP candidate's message likely resonating with those who believe they are worse off than their parents, Johns Hopkins sociologist Andrew Cherlin writes
Carriage before marriage
Unmarried with children
Published July 14, 2016
A lack of middle-income jobs may drive more young people to have children before getting married, study finds
What I've Learned
The changing American family
Published April 26, 2016
A conversation with JHU sociologist Andrew Cherlin, who specializes in the study of marriage
Baby gap
First comes carriage?
Published June 16, 2014
Waiting until marriage to have babies now 'unusual' among early adults who don't attend college
Too poor to part?
Recession suppression
Published Jan 29, 2014
Recent U.S. divorce rate trend has 'faint echo' of Depression-era pattern, JHU sociologist says
Poor values or poor jobs?
Published Dec 27, 2012
JHU sociologist Andrew Cherlin examines decline in stable family units in U.S. / Bloomberg
Top 3 myths about myths
Published Aug 28, 2012
As election season heats up, professor Andrew Cherlin takes a look at the myth of so-called myth-busting / The New York Times