Ahead of the Game with Arts & Letters: "The Economics of Baby Booms and Busts"


Location: LaBar Recital Hall within O'Neill Hall

A different game plan for autumn weekends. You are invited to join in discussion with Notre Dame’s most engaging faculty on some of the most pressing and fascinating issues of our times. Each lecture and Q&A is presented on a home game Friday. Visit Ahead of the Game for a complete listing.

Kasey Buckles
Professor of Economics

From the mid-20th century baby boom to the recent pandemic baby bust, changes in fertility can have significant and far-reaching consequences. Join economist Kasey Buckles for a discussion of how economic factors affect people’s fertility decisions, why birth rates are declining, and what this trend means for the future of labor, education, and policy in the United States. 

All lectures are free and open to the public. No tickets required.

Originally published at al.nd.edu.