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Immigration: IPAT

Noah Smith wrote an article in Bloomberg about how to convince the Japanese to have more kids: Japan would like to stabilize its rapidly aging population, and there are really only two ways to do that. It can let in … Continue reading

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Pope Francis’ US Visit

I am starting to write this blog on Thursday September 24th, two days after Pope Francis’ arrival to the United States, and the day after Yom-Kippur, The Day of Atonement; the holiest day of the year in Judaism. I am … Continue reading

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Top-Down Stabilization Attempts

In a previous blog (February 11, 2014) I summarized some of the current measures being taken to reverse the existing trend of fertility rates lowering to below replacement levels in countries throughout the world. These attempts include restricting abortions (although, … Continue reading

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Attempts to Reverse Negative Impacts of Fertility Rates That Have Crossed Below Replacement

As Jim mentioned in his guest blog (January 14, 2014): Half of the countries worldwide now have sub-replacement fertility. The downside to this trend is shrinking labor forces – a factor which has led some governments to try to reverse … Continue reading

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Jim Foreit Guest Blog: How Does Population Decline?

In the last few posts, I have discussed the global population (both current and future), as it relates to both economic input and contribution to climate change. I promised to ask a friend who specializes in demographics for his comments. … Continue reading

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