Caroline Sten Hartnett
We can explain.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported on May 15 that the number of births in the U.S. is down 2% – “the lowest number of births in 32 years.”
These reports were met with surprise and alarm. USA Today, for example, led with the headline “A lot of empty kindergarten rooms.”
However, this recent decline fits with global trends and isn’t unprecedented in U.S. history. As a demographer who studies fertility trends, what...
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