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The Hill: U.S. Birthrate Drops to Record Low Amid Pandemic Fallout

Ken Johnson, a Senior Demographer with the Carsey School of Public Policy, was recently cited in The Hill regarding new data that shows that the new babies born in the United States has dropped to its lowest point in more than four decades as a result of the coronavirus pandemic and an economic... Read More

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