The coronavirus pandemic is more likely to lead to a baby bust than a baby boom in the United States — possibly leaving the nation with about half a million fewer births than otherwise would be expected, experts at the Brookings Institution and nonprofit March of Dimes predict.Researchers at Brookings in Washington, D.C. examined data from previous economic studies on fertility in the United States during the recession of 2007-2009 and the 1918 influenza pandemic.After analyzing that…

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