Demographic consequences of declining fertility (HTML)
Science 282(5388): 419-420
Publication date: 1998
In the developed world, fertility rates are dropping precipitously. In his Policy Forum, J. Bongaarts discusses the demographic trends that underlie these decreasing fertility rates and explains how they will influence world population growth in the future.
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