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The Fertility Rate: the Best Dam(n) Wellbeing Index Going Around?

February 1, 2023 - 11:17 -- Admin

Valiant attempts have been made to measure happiness and wellbeing. People much smarter than me have developed fancy indices, and people even smarter than that, such as our own Nicholas Gruen, has called bullshit on many of them.

What I propose is something far simpler: make the fertility rate the proxy for a nation’s wellbeing.