28 June 2011
Fertility rates affected by global economic crisis
The global economic recession of 2008–2009 has been followed by a decline in fertility rates in Europe and the United States, bringing to an end the first concerted rise in fertility rates across the developed world since the 1960s.
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A new study by scientists from IIASA and the VID provides a detailed analysis of how the fertility of specific groups of people is influenced by a recession. More.