Vox's The Weeds

  
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Vox / Ezra Klein / Dara Lind / Sarah Kliff / Matt Yglesias
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https://art19.com/shows/the-weeds
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Title
Nobody has babies anymore (except Sarah)
Description

Sarah and Matt talk about America’s rapidly falling birthrate, and a study on the long-term benefit of the 1980s Medicaid expansion.

References and further reading:

National Center for Health Statistics report on declining birth rates

Vox's Julia Belluz's piece on the low birthrate trend

NPR piece on the CDC report on declining fertility rates in the U.S.

Sarah's piece on why teen births are declining

Lyman Stone paper Sarah mentioned arguing that government interventions don't boost fertility

NY Times piece Matt referenced on American women having fewer children then they'd like

Dylan Matthew's piece explaining the child allowance plan

The white paper on Medicaid coverage and economic mobility


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Published
2018-05-22 20:59:48 UTC
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