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The purpose of this report is to present some of the most important drivers and implications of a declining fertility rate in the U.S. According to the U.S. National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), the general fertility rate -number of births per 1,000 women aged 15 to 44- declined to 60.3 in 2017.
Edward Glaeser, one of the best economists to study the growth of cities, has called them "humanity's best invention". However, many of us who live in large urban areas are also aware of the negative externalities generated within them. This suggests the possibility that there is an optimal city size, where benefits and det…
In recent days I have been thinking a lot about the need in our country to prepare ourselves for the care of the elderly.