Re: Population regulation

Alx V. Dark (avd5863@IS.NYU.EDU)
Thu, 15 Dec 1994 00:18:12 -0500

On Wed, 14 Dec 1994, Rob Quinlan wrote:

> "What makes people want to have
> so many children?" I can think of a couple of answers to this question.
> a. Children are economically valuable in some situations including:
> ii. when they translate into governmental subsidies.

A number of your following points hinge on this idea that the welfare
state encourages bearing children. Care to provide substantive evidence?

Alx Dark (