The Fracking Boom, a Baby Boom, and the Retreat From Marriage

Freakonomics Radio show

Summary: <p>Over 40 percent of U.S. births are to unmarried mothers, and the numbers are especially high among the less-educated. Why? One argument is that the decline in good manufacturing jobs led to a decline in "marriageable" men. Surely the fracking boom reversed that trend, right?</p>