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Demographics and Potential Growth - British ‘baby shortage’ could lead to economic decline

Graham Watson

21st September 2021

The Social Market Foundation is playing the long game here, arguing that a declining birth rate is imperilling the UK's long-term prosperity.

They argue that low birth rates imply a shrinking supply-side and little prospect of sustained growth in future.

We've embedded a selection of social media reaction below.

Graham Watson

Graham Watson has taught Economics for over twenty years. He contributes to tutor2u, reads voraciously and is interested in all aspects of Teaching and Learning.

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