If You Think Teen Motherhood Causes Poverty...Think Again

Social-science research is sometimes criticized because its findings are deemed to be obvious. The implication is that researchers are wasting their time and other people's money. But one reason to do research is to determine which of many "obvious" notions are true and which are based on misconceptions. After all, isn't it obvious that the sun rotates around the earth?

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