Study Shows People Having Fewer Children Because They Care More About Themselves Than Family

National   |   Laurel Duggan   |   Feb 23, 2022   |   4:35PM   |   Washington, DC

New research suggests plummeting birthrates in the U.S. are driven by culture, not economic factors.

A winter 2022 study found that the trend of declining birthrates began with the 2007 crash but continued throughout the economic recovery and did not reverse during the strong economy of the 2010s.