Sunday, March 18, 2012

Society:  The Fertility Implosion

A woman in Oman today has 5.6 fewer babies than a woman in Oman 30 years ago. Morocco, Syria and Saudi Arabia have seen fertility-rate declines of nearly 60%, and in Iran it's more than 70%. These are among the fastest declines in recorded history.

For more, see The Fertility Implosion by David Brooks, March 12, 2012 at NYTimes.com.

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