Tomáš Sobotka and Éva Beaujouan’s article in PDR

Governments in many European countries are concerned about low birth rates, which have dropped well below two children per woman in all but a few countries in Western and Northern Europe. However, according to the results of the comprehensive data analysis by Tomáš Sobotka and Éva Beaujouan the ideal family size has become strongly centered at two children all across the continent during the last three decades.  Read more