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-- a new study citing the decline of the two parent household as a reason why men are earning less in the workplace.
The study suggests the boys are raised by single parents -- took it -- successful.
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Are bristle when I hear these kind these kind of reports -- can't get.
What do you think the -- of it is -- -- -- wrong.
While I think there's a lot of cause and effect going on here and let's take a step back we're talking about said he called wayward sons it was done -- two economic professors at MIT.
David ought to have Melanie wasserman.
What they found was the facts are there are twice as many single parents as -- where thirty years ago.
And sons that are raised by single moms turn out to be less successful then at the average now but.
What is the cause and effect here and is there Apollo -- we do anything about it that's what I'm not clear.
But here's the tennis spreading -- that if they go even further saying that these weak men that that have been written quite a single mothers can attract a strong woman.
So distraught woman this one ends up having a child by herself doesn't want this -- -- ball so this.
-- these numbers will just broke the single women will grow you know but the weak men also grown up and they'll go on the -- Right -- so are -- in a self perpetuating cycle here the facts men's wages.
Had deep crease in the last thirty years so if you talk about yes -- which -- getting richer but that's at the very top if you look at the average mentality.
Skills weighed his employment rates have deep -- wears women's wages had increase over the last thirty years.
Plus there is less of a -- now personal mom that was ever before so more women are concluding that they can reach out on the ground.
I'm ready to jump to say that this is a failure of -- that meant a week.
Let's just for a minute praise that women had to have succeeded in their -- an equal wages can we just felt like a minute.
That would make me very happy -- -- -- like that part of the narrative yes yes yes the study does talk about that is.
Well let me I think one thing we've seen in -- maybe it's been exaggerating a little bit with the Great Recession and some of the jobs that were hardest hit like construction you know -- dominated industries where.
It does feel like men.
You know way to your father gets on the 1950s aren't the dominant breadwinner and it feels like men have taken a step backwards.
There there are things are things and things if you to state things like globalization.
So we ask ourselves.
It is -- something that we can do to help ease we would suns as a -- among them.
It and the F is not clear I think right now people -- economists M and politicians and winds at the stage where we seem trends.
They are stark trends they're more -- for men without college degrees on -- -- -- man earning the lowest wages and the lowest college degrees.
And at the question is on.
Shouldn't we think some should go back to keep -- twelve education or the college education.
Or should we put the right place or are we are are women just taking a larger piece of the pie and everything's okay.
I gotta tell you you know my parents separated -- when I was twelve so I was raised you know long my two Brothers and.
And he did pretty well among the other day break loose and again I and I know a lot of successful signal -- -- -- in a month so this is not a -- This couple to deploy a lot of times and happens absolutely man they thought a lot of step dad step up to the plate to -- -- -- -- how well.
A lot of us there are things like appreciate it really do thank -- left.
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