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Old 01-13-2018, 07:24 AM   #55
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Default Re: New Sci Fi Setting Seeds

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Originally Posted by AlexanderHowl View Post
If such a society wants to maintain its population, it needs to subsidize reproduction with financial and social rewards to women to have children. Perhaps a stipend the equivalent of $2,000 a month per child and preferential hiring would be enough to convince women in a technologically advanced society to have children.
I doubt that would be enough. Sweden have a fairly long paid maternity leave, ~16 months, and various other benefits. But staying away from work still mean you miss out on career opportunities and so on.

For a Sci Fi setting exo wombs, robot nannies and telecommuting might help a lot though.
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