Why would births and the stock market trend together, if they do at all? Sometimes answers can be found in subtleties. The deepest low in births in the 20th century came in 1933, the year after the century’s deepest low in the stock market. Why would there be a one-year […]
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Social mood regulates parents’ optimism about the future and, in turn, whether they should have a baby: “When aggregate feelings of friskiness, daring and confidence wax, people engage in more sexual activity with the aim of having children. When these feelings wane, so does the desire for generating offspring.”
A lot of negative mood, that’s for sure. In Japan the samurai warriors of the past and kamikaze pilots of World War II are being glorified. Russia is instituting sex camps for teenagers and has claimed the North Pole for the Fatherland. How does negative social mood affect demographics, which […]