fertility rates

We’ll take your children while you make some more

Marcus Roberts | 20 September 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Denmark, fertility rates, parenting
Seven daycare centres in Denmark are trying to help the country's low birthrate.

Israeli demography numbers: not what you’d expect!

Marcus Roberts | 13 August 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: fertility rates, Israel, population increase
Israel's Jewish population is becoming more fertile than its Arab population.

“The Global Spread of Fertility Decline”

Marcus Roberts | 15 July 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: culture, depopulation, fertility rates
The idea of depopulation is gianing more traction.

USA’s Population Crisis: Hogwash?

Marcus Roberts | 24 April 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: birth rate, environment, fertility rates, immigration, United States
A recent opinion piece in the NYTimes tries to tell us that the USA has no fertility crisis.

Family friendly policies the answer to demographic woes?

Shannon Roberts | 11 February 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: fertility rates, population decline, Wall Street Journal
This week I recommend you to an interesting interview conducted by John Rosen on the Wall Street Journal website with the author of a new book called “What to expect when no one’s expecting”. You can find it here. The author, Jonathan Last, succinctly summarises many of the challenges facing the world as a result of low birth rates. We only have to look like countries like Greece to see that we can’t afford entitlements, for example, without a young working population paying taxes.

The Muslim World and Contraception

Marcus Roberts | 01 August 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: contraception, fertility rates, Melinda Gates, Muslim World
A study of fertility rates in the Muslim world suggests contraceptive use isn't the reason for fertility declines.

Dramatic Fertility Decline in Muslim World

Marcus Roberts | 31 July 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: ageing population, fertility rates, Muslims
The Muslim world is catching up to the West in terms of fertility rates.

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