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The abolition of the tax reduction for having children is an interesting declaration of intent. I imagine birth rates are already down over the past few years? This will help to institutionalise disastrous demographic decline.

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by eurogreen on Mon Oct 1st, 2012 at 09:01:17 AM EST
Yes and they have already withdrawn all benefits from >3 children families. Just before the crisis the fertility  rate was slowly inching back up (from a low ~1.2 to ~1,5). I have no data for after 2009, but I imagine that this is no longer the case...

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by talos (mihalis at gmail dot com) on Mon Oct 1st, 2012 at 09:26:03 AM EST
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