Low birth rates: Ten steps towards more baby-friendly policies for 2024 and beyond

Number: 4
Year: 2023
Author(s): Anna Rotkirch

Europe needs to prevent a freefall of fertility rates, as currently witnessed in many countries in East Asia. But policymakers should avoid pointless strategies like coercion to get people to have more children. Research shows that people want more kids, but Europe is simply not baby-friendly enough. Here are the cost-effective ways to fix this.

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Keywords: fertility; low birth; resilience; resilient fertility; family formation; equal opportunities