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Want better government? Use cost-benefit analysis

Jul 29, 2013
Non-profits are working with state governments to increase use of cost-benefit analyses to learn whether programs and policies are worth it.
Posted In: cost, policy, public policy, pew, states

Do you care about government surveillance? You're in the minority

Jun 11, 2013
Do you care if the government knows who you're talking to on Facebook and when? Whom you're emailing? If so, why? If not, why not?
Posted In: nsa, PRISM, pew, surveillance

Mothers are breadwinners in record 40% of U.S. households: Study

May 29, 2013
A new report from Pew shows that moms are now the primary breadwinnner in 40% of U.S. households, but not all super-moms are created equal.
Posted In: women, pew, single mothers, salary

Record number of moms are breadwinners

May 29, 2013
A new study from the Pew Research Center finds that four-in-ten families have mothers who are the primary or sole earner.
Posted In: single mothers, economic trends, demographics, pew

Teens tired of Facebook, hot on Twitter, savvy reputation managers

May 23, 2013
Teenagers are less into Facebook and more into Twitter these days, according to a new report from the Pew Internet and American Life project.
Posted In: pew, Facebook, Twitter, social media, teenagers

Social media is no soap box for the poor: Study

Apr 26, 2013
A new study by the Pew Research Center's Internet and American Life Project shows that social media and the Internet are not helping much to get poorer people engaged in civic life.
Posted In: pew, intenet, social media, politics, Wealth and Poverty

Twitter and public opinion: Can't see the forest for the tweets

Mar 6, 2013
According to new research from the Pew Research Center, Twitter is a bad way to predict public opinion.
Posted In: Twitter, social media, pew, public opinion

Technology increases divide between rich and poor students: Report

Feb 28, 2013
A new study by the Pew Research Center's Internet and American Life Project finds that 8 out of 10 teachers think technology is leading to wider disparities between the haves and have-nots.
Posted In: Education, Tech, pew

Pew poll: 2% of Greeks have good opinion of their economy

Jul 13, 2012
In a poll of a thousand Greeks, 2 percent said the country has a good national economic situation.
Posted In: pew, Greece

We get more love than we give on Facebook, says Pew

Feb 3, 2012
Hooray for emotional unfairness!
Posted In: Facebook, pew, pew pew

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