China’s changed one-child policy doesn’t give baby boost
- November 7, 2014
- Wang Feng, sociology professor, is quoted in The Wall Street Journal Nov. 7, 2014
From the WSJ:
China’s expected baby boom is turning out to be a bust. … The lack of interest from couples surprised even demographers who have long urged the government to act fast and dismantle the birthing policy altogether, to avoid a collapse in the labor pool. The numbers are “way, way off the mark,” said Wang Feng, a demographer and professor at the University of California, Irvine.
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