Source: IEEE Spectrum
quote: When people have high quality of life, decent jobs, and plenty of time and money to do what they want, instead of scrape by to survive, they have fewer babies. The key to arresting world population growth is to modernize and industrialize the undeveloped world.
quote: You have that backward.
quote: (Standard of living only increases when the productivity per person increases. Having fewer babies makes no difference to standard of living because it doesn't change the productivity per person.)