Population Policy and Law in the United States

33 Pages Posted: 18 Nov 2009  

Larry D. Barnett

Widener University Delaware Law School

Date Written: January 1, 1980

Abstract

The article suggests that a fruitful approach to curbing fertility and alleviating population pressures in the United States may be to reduce the support that childbearing receives from publicly owned goods and publicly operated services. Law relevant to the thesis is reviewed. The Journal is published at the Harvard University School of Law by the Harvard Society for Law & Public Policy.

Keywords: population, policy, law, United States

JEL Classification: K1, R23

Suggested Citation

Barnett, Larry D., Population Policy and Law in the United States (January 1, 1980). Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol. 3, 1980. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1507181

Larry D. Barnett (Contact Author)

Widener University Delaware Law School ( email )

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