Once upon a time, baby boomers were typecast as feckless do-nothings who cared only for sex, drugs, and rock ‘n’ roll. Lately, however, people born between 1946 and 1964 have taken on a new role: workaholic. According to a new U-M study, boomers now hitting retirement age are hanging onto their jobs like never before. In fact, some are forgetting to retire altogether.
Posts Tagged ‘Institute for Social Research’
People who give, live longer, studies have shown. Now, a new study shows that why people volunteer—not whether they volunteer—is what really counts.
A new study from the Institute for Social Research (ISR) shows ethnic political violence has a cascading effect, stimulating violence within communities, schools, peers, and families.
“In the African villages that I study in Mali, children fare as well in nuclear families as they do in extended families,” says U-M professor Beverly Strassmann.
Study: They’ve been stereotyped as a bunch of insecure, angst-ridden, underachievers. But most members of Generation X are leading active, balanced, and happy lives.