From The Economist:
China will now allow couples in which one partner is an only child to have two children…. “This policy change should assure policymakers that the Malthusian fear is unwarranted and lead to a quick full abolishment of the policy,” says Wang Feng, a demographer at the University of California, Irvine, referring to the theory that population will increase faster than the means to sustain it. He, like many of his colleagues in China, believes the one-child policy should be scrapped immediately.

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