Laurie DeRose

Laurie DeRose

Laurie F. DeRose (Brown University, Ph.D.) is a senior fellow at the Institute for Family Studies, director of research for the World Family Map Project, and assistant professor in the Department of Sociology at Catholic University of America.

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Opinion | Why work is the biggest hurdle to solving East Asia’s population crisis

For China, lifting birth restrictions is no guarantee of a baby boom as long working hours come at the price of long-term population growth. When parents can spend quality time with their children and not be consumed by stress, fertility rates will rise.

For China, lifting birth restrictions is no guarantee of a baby boom as long working hours come at the price of long-term population growth. When parents can spend quality time with their children and not be consumed by stress, fertility rates will rise.

Why work is the biggest hurdle to solving East Asia’s population crisis
28 Apr 2021 - 6:45AM