Family Breakdown and the Economy

Only the family can provide the sense of security and identity that every person needs. Civilization itself depends on children having a good first year.

Family breakdown is expensive. Taxpayers provide programs to step in when the family fails. Businesses have trouble finding workers they need, with even basic skills. Individuals and families struggle to make ends meet when families don’t work together.

What exactly are we going to do about all this? Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, long-time Research Associate at the Acton Institute, and Founder and President of the Ruth Institute, gives practical steps everyone can take to make the family great again.