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Jennifer Roback Morse

Biography: 

Jennifer Roback Morse is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, and the author of Smart Sex: Finding Lifelong Love in a Hook-up World, and Love and Economics: Why the Laissez-Faire Family Doesn’t Work, both from Spence Publishing.

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LOVE AND MARRIAGE: Marriage in Modern America

with Jennifer Roback Morse, Stephanie Coontzvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, April 18, 2005

Most people would agree that families and the institution of marriage are not what they were fifty years ago. Many couples are cohabiting without marriage, and many children are being raised in single-parent homes or other nontraditional family arrangements. Is the traditional model of marriage and family superior to these other arrangements, as some would argue? If so, why have marriage and family relationships changed so much over the past half-century? And what should the government do, if anything, to strengthen families and the institution of marriage? Peter Robinson speaks with Jennifer Roback Morse and Stephanie Coontz.

Analysis and Commentary

When Jobs Are Illegal, Only Illegals Will Have Jobs

by Jennifer Roback Morsevia Hoover Daily Report
Monday, March 15, 2004

Mandated benefits make the young, the low-skilled, and the poorly educated legally unemployable.

Making Room at the Inn

by Jennifer Roback Morsevia Hoover Digest
Friday, January 30, 2004

Why we need the needy. By Hoover fellow Jennifer Roback Morse.

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The Limits of Soaking the Rich

by Jennifer Roback Morsevia Hoover Digest
Thursday, October 30, 2003

How California came to the end of the tax-and-spend road. By Jennifer Roback Morse.

Parents or Prisons

by Jennifer Roback Morsevia Policy Review
Friday, August 1, 2003

When the family fails, the state steps in

Love and Economics

by Jennifer Roback Morsevia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 30, 2001

Although a firm believer in the free market, Hoover fellow Jennifer Roback Morse argues that there is one place that a laissez-faire approach won’t work: the family.

YOU'VE COME A LONG WAY, MAYBE: Feminism Today

with Jennifer Roback Morse, Stacey Karp, Cathy Youngvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, September 2, 1999

How has the status of women in America improved over the past forty years of feminism? As past problems have been solved, have new ones been created? What are the most important issues for the women's movement today? For that matter, just how much do women agree on what it even means to be a feminist?

It Takes a Family

by Jennifer Roback Morsevia Hoover Digest
Friday, April 30, 1999

Recent reports claim that raising children in day care centers does them no harm. Hoover fellow Jennifer Roback Morse has a different report to file.

Axing the Family Tree

by Jennifer Roback Morsevia Hoover Digest
Saturday, January 30, 1999

The welfare state weakens the family in more ways than you might realize. By Hoover fellow Jennifer Roback Morse.

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