Why do people freak out when there are reports of low fertility rates?
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It becomes a major economic issue. Most countries relies on a steadily growing population to support the next generation when they become older and want things like a pension. Other consequences is that businesses are not going to grow quite as well etc.. Its just a big departure from the heyday of capitalistic growth.
Because Western pension systems and consumption-driven economies need population and productivity growth. True, that is less of an issue for Japan and Korea.
I wonder the same thing.
It’s not like humans are anywhere close to extinction.
That’s because the economies will implode without replacement-level birthrstes.
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