Falling Fertility

The Economist swings ‘round on population

Michael Cook | 10 November 2009
The message is finally getting through: the population bomb has fizzled out and fertility is falling everywhere in the world. This is the cheerful message delivered in the October 29 issue of The Economist. If the world’s leading news magazine has finally swung around, the day is not far behind when population controllers will be unemployed. 
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