National footballing success is linked to fall in births nine months later, but economists are coy about the reasons
If football comes home, it’ll be a miracle. At least if England’s grim performance on Friday is anything to go by. But if England do somehow win Euro 2020, once we get over the shock there will be a lot of celebrating – at least in one part of the kingdom – albeit of a socially distanced kind.
People speculate that a tournament win might mean a Boris bounce and a baby boom. The first could see the Tories cling on in key marginals, but who knows if any politician would get the credit?