Is it worth having kids?

From The Economist.

Fertility rates are falling across the rich world, as more and more people are weighing up whether to have children. Raising them can be stressful and cost a fortune, but they might bring you a lot of joy. So all things considered, on International Women’s Day, is it worth having kids?

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00:00 – Is it worth having kids?
00:36 – Do kids make parents happy?
03:12 – Why people used to have more children
04:11 – The expense of having kids
05:24 – Parental leave
08:03 – Childcare
09:42 – The “motherhood penalty”
13:45 – The macroeconomics of children

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