Economists weigh in on the abortion debate
The Indicator from Planet Money
Friday, 20 May
With the Supreme Court expected to overturn its landmark decision on abortion rights, more than 150 economists submitted a brief with the court saying there will be major consequences if Roe v. Wade is overturned. Today on the show: How the field of causal inference helps economists decipher the effects abortion policy has had on people's lives during the past half century, and what the likely effects will be if Roe is overturned.