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The Tribune has reported that Utah’s birthrate is now below replacement level

Great news everyone. The Tribune has reported that Utah’s birthrate is now below replacement level! We should celebrate this fact — slowing population growth will mean a better quality of life for all of us in this state. And don’t believe the hype of those mentioned in the article who worry about the effects of a lower birthrate on the economy. PER CAPITA wealth gains — the only metric that really matters — are almost inevitably going to increase, regardless of the birthrate.

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