Most people think of entrepreneurship as a young person's game. But the highest-growth firms in the US come from entrepreneurs who are 45 years old.
Is asking people about race or sexuality a prerequisite for social justice – or a tool of discrimination?
An email from Aleksandr Kogan sheds light on exactly how much your Facebook data reveals about you, and what data scientists can actually do with that information.
Some experts fret that the US birthrate is on the decline. That might not be so surprising, when the cost of having children in the US has grown exponentially since the 1960s.
How data-driven behavioural sciences are being road tested in the political sphere.
In a South Australian leaders' debate, Jay Weatherill and Nick Xenophon disagreed over the extent to which young people are leaving the state in search of better opportunities. We asked the experts.
The Department of Justice wants to add a citizenship question to the next census. That could mess up the Census Bureau's data and damage public trust in the system.
How to explore the pathways for an objective alliance between demographic dynamics and youth education in sub-Saharan Africa.
An analysis of more than 800 top-grossing films suggests diverse movies struggle in front of international audiences.
The world’s population has reached 7.5 billion and is expected to climb to nearly 10 billion by 2050. Why will population growth inevitably continue? Should we try to reduce or stop this growth?
The population is aging in Canada and around the world. It's time to focus our attentions on optimal aging instead of grimly tallying the burdens of growing old.
There's no reason why small families shouldn't become the norm in Africa. But this will depend on improving education opportunities for women and improving birth control policies.
Today algorithms are ubiquitous, yet often misunderstood. Rather than mysterious entities, they're closer to recipes, and the quality of the output depends on the input – in their case, data.
Is this why we are in an age of intergenerational conflict?
In the Middle East, tens of millions of young people have few opportunities – and plenty to be angry about.
John Thompson was more than just another Washington bean counter. His resignation may affect which party controls Congress after 2020.
Nine out of 10 rural places experienced increases in diversity from 1990 to 2010. Data show a more diverse future is guaranteed across all of America, and there's no going back.
A future of trade wars and isolationism will not solve the grand challenges which are dragging down fragile economies.
Unlike other issues, climate change has broad support among millennials across political parties and races. But it's unclear that they'll convert that into political activism.
How southern accents, Puerto Ricans and bias at the polls could change the map of traditional swing states as we know it.