Posts Tagged ‘graphs’

Subtlety And the War On Porn

Charlie Glickman points to this graph to illustrate how the fight over porn needs to get more specific (enlarged image here). The data is from a 2000 article in the Review of Sex Research, where researchers examined the link between porn consumption and sexual aggression. The results: For men determined to have a low [...]

“The Unemployable Man”: Still More Employable Than Woman

Last week, this graph accompanied a Wall Street Journal story on "The Unemployable Man," which delivered the "arresting" news that one in five men aged 25 to 54 are currently unemployed. "Women have suffered less in this recession," WSJ says. "They were more likely to be in health care and other jobs that weren't hit as hard [...]

D.C. Has Lowest Marriage Rate In Nation, Largest Percentage of Same-Sex Couples

According to a recent Pew Research study, the District of Columbia has the lowest marriage rate in the country. Only 23 percent of women and 28 percent of men and in D.C. are married, compared to 48 and 52 percent nationwide. The rates in D.C. are so low that they lie entirely off the [...]

Depressing Feminist Economics Lessons: Unsafe Abortions and Underpaid Strippers

I'm not much of an expert in feminist economics—I count on my fingers—but I can appreciate a visually interesting, sufficiently dumbed-down lady-graph when it comes my way. This week, my foray into quantitative analysis of feminist issues left me kinda down. Behold, graphical representations of Bad News in abortion and stripping:
Depressing Feminist Graph #1: