Fertility Rates

Migration can prop up population but it can’t prop up culture
Shannon Roberts | Oct 17 2016 | comment  
International migration is changing the face of the globe.

Can governments raise fertility rates?
Marcus Roberts | Sep 28 2016 | comment  
Or should we get used to the "two-child norm"?

Focus on Finland
Shannon Roberts | Aug 22 2016 | comment  
Births are at their lowest number in history.

Unprecedented population reversal
Shannon Roberts | Aug 15 2016 | comment  
The advice of a former director of the United Nations Population Division.

Where will the UK’s 850,000 Poles go?
Shannon Roberts | Jul 23 2016 | comment  
They may help boost the fertility rate in their home country.

Is Post-Brexit Britain set to focus on babies?
Shannon Roberts | Jul 8 2016 | comment  
Andrea Leadsom's encouraging speech.

Italy’s attempt to avert a demographic ‘apocalypse’
Marcus Roberts | May 27 2016 | comment  
Double the baby bonus!

India’s declining fertility
Shannon Roberts | May 23 2016 | comment  
Population panic turns to concern about fertility problems.

Do you wish you were a 1970’s mum?
Shannon Roberts | May 18 2016 | comment  
One reason why birth rates are not recovering post-recession.

Are immigrants a boon for fertility rates?
Marcus Roberts | May 13 2016 | comment  
The Economist suggests "no".

Inspiring families
Shannon Roberts | May 11 2016 | comment  
There are more of them than the media portray.

What will encourage South Koreans to have more children?
Marcus Roberts | Feb 12 2016 | comment  
Or are its societal norms too deeply ingrained?

Talking about family ‘not PC’ according to Hungarian Prime Minister
Shannon Roberts | Nov 9 2015 | comment  
Hungary is worried about Europe's empty cradles.

Do we need fertility education?
Marcus Roberts | Oct 23 2015 | comment  
UK's first andrology professor thinks so...

Asian immigrants prop up US population
Shannon Roberts | Sep 29 2015 | comment  
Most US immigrants now come from Asia, not Mexico.

Thinking through parenthood
Shannon Roberts | Sep 21 2015 | comment  
Is education to grow our minds or set us up for productive work?

Japan faces unprecedented population contraction in 2015 census
Shannon Roberts | Sep 7 2015 | comment  
Countries soon to be in the same boat are watching closely.

Is too much ‘stuff’ affecting our ability to be contented?
Shannon Roberts | May 4 2015 | comment  
One mother takes away all her children's toys.

No one is winning from the world’s lack of children
Shannon Roberts | May 1 2015 | comment  
An Oxford study finds painful periods of adjustment for both East and West are inevitable.

The EU has fewer and fewer children
Shannon Roberts | Apr 23 2015 | comment  
Children decreased by 10 million over the last twenty years - that has consequences.

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