[ExI] To Arms!

painlord2k at libero.it painlord2k at libero.it
Sat Apr 4 23:00:01 UTC 2009

Il 05/04/2009 0.22, Dagon Gmail ha scritto:
>     The interesting part is that Italy and Spain have lower fertilities
>     than the North Europe, when they were used to have hogher.
>     Another more interesting point is that Morocco had a sudden fall of
>     its fertility in the '70, when they needed to finance the war in the
>     West Sahara and raised the taxes to the current levels.
>     Iran have the same level of fertility as Italy, and the women are
>     not so much empowered as in Italy or the US.
>     This is, probably, also a function of the urbanization of large part
>     of the population. More people live in city house, less space they
>     have to raise their children. I could be wrong, but if the law
>     mandated the construction of four bedrooms only apartments we would
>     have much higher fertility.
> Whereas a high fertility rates are bad, right?

Not always.

High fertility rates for the more productive people is good.
Lower fertility rates for the less productive people is good.

If the resources are plenty, more people is better for all.


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