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Stephen J Shaw: The Surprising Truth About World Fertility Rates - The InnerView


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Stephen J Shaw: The Surprising Truth About World Fertility Rates - The InnerView

"For centuries, the global population has been increasing at a steady rate, but in recent decades, the fertility rates of many nations have taken a downturn. One man believes this “Birthgap” could spell disaster for societies. On a new episode of The InnerView, Imran Garda explores the causes and consequences of the global baby bust with insights from esteemed data scientist, filmmaker, and demographer Stephen J Shaw. Photo courtesy of Taylor O’Sullivan 00:00 Intro 02:00 Reluctant prophet of doom 04:03 What is the birthgap? 04:40 Are we all victims of our own civilization? 05:26 Why more women are deciding not to have kids 07:08 Cambridge University cancels Shaw 11:20 Antinatalism 13:14 Understanding population stagnation 15:14 Geographical variations in fertility 16:55 Can immigration solve the demographic problem? 17:45 State campaigns to encourage pregnancy 19:20 Unplanned childlessness 21:21 How the birth gap affects our future 22:23 The narrow fertility window 25:12 Making his documentary." from the video introduction


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