Politicians and the media are telling bogus stories about falling fertility rates, rising inequality, and lack of economic mobility.
Scott Winship: Don't Believe Horror Stories About Fertility Rates, Income Inequality, and Economic Mobility
Americans have a reputation for being cockeyed optimists, but we're suckers when it comes to "declension narratives" about the fallen state of our world.
A new working paper argues that car seat laws are discouraging moms from having a third child.
Negative population growth back in 1919 was largely the result of the Spanish flu pandemic
The global total fertility rate fell by more than half, from 5 births per woman in 1960 to 2.4 today. But don't panic!
The U.N. Says World Population May Top Out at 10.9 Billion Before 2100. Other Demographers Say It'll Be Much Lower.
Thanks to global expansion of reproductive freedom, actual population growth is likely to be less and peak around the middle this century
Is the solution a "fertility dividend" that makes a portion of a person's Social Security benefit dependent on each of their offspring's earnings?
If you read Reason you already know these three pieces of good news about global trends.
Maybe, but it's more likely that Americans chose to have fewer kids.
New report claims U.S. overpopulation will blight their futures.
Increased wealth and technological progress give people greater liberty to decide when, how, with whom, and if they want to reproduce.
There's never been a better time to be alive
U.S. total fertility rate close to lowest ever too
Richer is more climate-friendly, especially for developing countries.
Reproductive central planning works as badly as economic central planning
New York Times columnist reveals today the "secret" that my new book documents.