If you want to get some perspective how much quantitative research has changed in the past few decades, try going back to 1990.
In a 1991 paper for the Journal of Consumer Research studied the effects of income, family size, and other demographic differences on gift-giving patterns.
In a 1998 paper in Environmental History, Scott Dewey argues that unions were a key force for the emerging cause of environmentalism in the 1950s and '60s.
Brandeis University researcher Hilda Kahne argued for a more thoughtful approach to part-time jobs in a 1994 issue of Social Service Review
Researchers looked at young people's sense of their identity as adults after moving back home, with results published in Sociological Forum in 2008.
It's not just falling oil prices but any price volatility that makes conservation a harder sell.
What is secular stagnation theory? And what does it have to do with the recession?
But what can video games tell us about economics? Apparently a lot.
Raising kids is expensive. What do parents get in return?
Hunger is still a major issue. At the same time, the world produces twice as much food as it needs.