Demography

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Boston 25 News: Covid ‘baby bust’ Expected with Half a Million Fewer Births Next Year

Kenneth Johnson, senior demographer with the Carsey School, says birth rates had been drifting down for years and then went off a cliff during the Great Recession more than a decade ago. “In fact, because birth rates are so low and there’s been so little natural increase in the United States, the... Read More

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