March 13, 2012
Real Story on Muslim Population Implosion
David Goldman, PJ Media
The mainstream media has finally noticed the fertility implosion in the Muslim world, the title of David Brooks’ column today in the New York Times. Brooks bases his peroration on a thin paper by Nicholas Eberstadt and Apoorva Shah at the American Enterprise Institute, “Fertility Decline in the Muslim World; A Veritable Sea-Change, Still Curiously Unnoticed.” What is curious is that Eberstadt and Brooks didn’t notice it; the academic demographers have been all over this for years, as have the leaders of Iran and Turkey.
TAGGED: Islam, Demographics