Awkward Truth: Subsidizing Women’s Work Drives Down Birthrates

“A new study out of Finland reaffirms this general rule in a very specific way. The Finnish government randomly awarded work subsidies to men and women. The finding is a bit awkward in these days of gender equity: If you subsidize work for men, birthrates go up. If you subsidize work for women, birthrates go down.”

https://www.aei.org/op-eds/awkward-truth-subsidizing-womens-work-drives-down-birthrates/