New 2017 figures show the U.S. birth rate continues its steady decline with families having fewer children with the lowest birth rate in 30 years.
Is that the long-lasting effect of the 2007-2009 financial crisis? Do recessions diminish couples’ desire to have children? If you believe that events drive social expressions, your answer would be yes. However, socionomic theory posits that both conceptions and recessions are products of social mood – and the stock market can show you which way it’s headed.
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