NCFMR in the News

NCFMR research topics are wide-ranging and diverse. To further our reach, NCFMR Co-Directors, NCFMR/BGSU Research Affiliates, students, and staff participate in conferences, workshops, and seminars across the country, sharing policy-relevant research on American families with practitioners, fellow researchers, and policy makers.  Disseminated as working papers, publications, data resources, and presentations, our research often garners national attention.


  • NBC10 Philadelphia
    Baby Bust: America's Pandemic Birth Declines Steeper Than Initially Believed  
    Despite pandemic strain on couples, Florida divorce rates go down in 2020
  • New York Times
    • Manage Your Divorce Expectations: Our routines may have stalled during Covid, but the desire to divorce certainly hasn’t. Here, some of the pandemic-age challenges to consider.
  • Topeka Capital-Journal
    • Shawnee County in 2020 saw its fewest number of couples divorce in 36 years. COVID-19 may be the reason why.
  • Forbes
    • Why marriage and divorce rates are dropping in the pandemic
  • First Coast News
    • Ditching 'I do': Marriages plummet 33% in Jacksonville in 2020, reflecting national declines amid pandemic
  • Bloomberg
    • Divorces and Marriages Tumbled in U.S. During Covid, Study Shows