February 12, 2013
Let’s Not Panic Over Women With More Education Having Fewer Kids

You can see that women with the least education did have more kids than their share of the population: 14 percent versus 10 percent. But there were twice as many children born to women who were college graduates. So women with higher education are almost doing their share in producing the workers of the future. When it comes to childbearing, in other words, the highly educated are almost pulling their weight.
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Let’s Not Panic Over Women With More Education Having Fewer Kids

You can see that women with the least education did have more kids than their share of the population: 14 percent versus 10 percent. But there were twice as many children born to women who were college graduates. So women with higher education are almost doing their share in producing the workers of the future. When it comes to childbearing, in other words, the highly educated are almost pulling their weight.

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    Fascinating, though my favorite part of reading this was definitely this comment:
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    WTF. Why are women’s worth being evaluated in terms of “pulling their weight” in “producing the workers of the future”?...
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    Well, before I not panic, lets break those numbers down. How about among minorities? Especially considering minorities...
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