Family Matters No. 63 - December 2002

Director's report

The 'fertility crisis'
David Stanton

Abstract

The 'fertility crisis' has been the subject of active debate in the past year, and includes issues related to work and family, women's participation in the paid workforce, the ageing of the population, paid maternity leave, child care, the structure of family payments, the environment and the future of immigration. In his Director's report, the author outlines some of the points of view made by various contributors to this issue of Family Matters and the trends involved.

The 'fertility crisis' has been the subject of active debate in the past year, and includes issues related to work and family, women's participation in the paid workforce, the ageing of the population, paid maternity leave, child care, the structure of family payments, the environment and the future of immigration. In his Director's report, the author outlines some of the points of view made by various contributors to this issue of Family Matters and the trends involved.

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