Matt Yglesias on Why the Population is Too Damn Low

Conversations with Tyler | 9 September 2020 | 1h 06m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Matt Yglesias about his book One Billion Americans: The Case for Thinking Bigger. Discusses why it’s easier to grow Tokyo than New York City, the governance issues of increasing urban populations, pro-immigration arguments, how to respond to declining fertility rates, the benefits of religiosity, marriage incentives, what larger families would mean for feminism, whether the YIMBY movement will be weakened by COVID-19, how New York City will bounce back, how to attract more competent people to state and local governments, and more.