December 02, 2019

Catherine Pakaluk, assistant professor, social research and economic thought, was quoted in Catholic News Agency about the causes of low birth rates for young women.

..."The causes of low birth rates for young women tend to be more cultural than a product of rational economic thinking, Dr. Catherine Pakaluk, assistant professor of social research and economic thought at the Catholic University of America, said.

'My read is that if you talk to women in their early 20s, you will get a response that sound very conscious and deliberate. But the choices that ‘make sense’ to people seem to be highly informed by something in the [cultural] water,' Pakaluk told CNA."

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