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China's Number of Births Just Keeps Dropping
November 01, 2018

China's Number of Births Just Keeps Dropping

By Shannon Tiezzi
The two-child policy is helping, but not enough to turn the tide of a looming demographic crisis.

Aging Asia: Turning Demographic Weakness to Strength
August 07, 2017

Aging Asia: Turning Demographic Weakness to Strength

By Anthony Fensom
Will developing Asia get old before it gets rich?
China's Trafficked Brides
July 19, 2017

China's Trafficked Brides

By Eugene K. Chow
Thanks to the one child policy, Chinese men are turning to Ukrainian brides and sex trafficking to find wives.

China’s Struggle With Demographic Change
June 20, 2017

China’s Struggle With Demographic Change

By Spencer Sheehan
Will China's aging population bring down the economy?

Does China Need Its Own 'Womenomics'?
December 09, 2015

Does China Need Its Own 'Womenomics'?

By Harry Krejsa and Maryam Janani
Japan and China both need women in the workforce to boost their economies, but they are moving in opposite directions.

The Truth About China's 'Two-Child Policy'
December 07, 2015

The Truth About China's 'Two-Child Policy'

By Bo Zhiyue
The loosening of the "one-child policy" isn't quite the landmark step observers had hoped for.

The Welcome Demise of China’s One-Child Policy
November 13, 2015

The Welcome Demise of China’s One-Child Policy

By Stephanie Gordon
The demographic impact might be marginal, but there are reasons to celebrate its end.
Could Migrants Rescue Aging Asia?
November 11, 2015

Could Migrants Rescue Aging Asia?

By Anthony Fensom
Europe is accepting millions. Will Asia's shrinking powers ever follow suit?

China Ending Its One-Child Policy Isn’t That Big of a Deal
October 30, 2015

China Ending Its One-Child Policy Isn’t That Big of a Deal

By Shannon Tiezzi
The one-child policy has been dying a slow death for years. Its official end won't change much for China.

China’s Population Is Growing More Slowly Than Beijing Predicted
October 29, 2015

China’s Population Is Growing More Slowly Than Beijing Predicted

By Shannon Tiezzi
China's demographic challenges are no secret, but the rate of change seems to have caught Beijing by surprise.

Young Chinese Parents Hesitate on Second Child
February 24, 2015

Young Chinese Parents Hesitate on Second Child

By Han Zhang
A relaxation of the one-child policy hasn’t produced the expected results.
China’s Looming Social Security Crisis
November 22, 2013

China’s Looming Social Security Crisis

The Third Plenum unveiled much-needed reforms for China’s retirement funds. But is it too little, too late?

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