Jennifer Roberston, professor emerita of anthropology, was quoted in a Business Insider article this past summer. Robertson commented on Elon Musk's comments about Japan's decling birth rate. Roberston told Insider that Musk's comments were examples of ignorance and exaggeration. She elaborates that, "There are heated debates ongoing in Japan as to the value of a smaller population with a more fully equitable sex-gender division of labour, versus a larger population.