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The Geopolitics of Postmodern Parenting

Reva Goujon
VP of Global Analysis, Stratfor
Jan 3, 2018 | 17:50 GMT
For the economics of childbearing to make sense in an age when working women are critical to economic growth, more rational and flexible policies designed to share responsibilities between parents are needed.

Along with more affordable child care options, tax incentives and sensible city planning for affordable housing, shared parental leave policies can help create a positive correlation between female labor participation and birthrates.

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In an era of demographic decline, countries that can figure out how to keep women in the workforce without further depressing birthrates will emerge stronger in the end....

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