Reversing the one-child policy isn’t as easy as just ending it
- May 8, 2019
- Wang Feng, sociology, via Bloomberg, May 8, 2019
“The idea is that if you have fewer births next year, you do not need to feed them,”
says Wang Feng, a sociology professor at the University of California at Irvine and
an expert on Chinese demographics. Even at the time, skeptics worried about the eventual
drag on the country’s economy, Wang says, but it was seen as “a policy of necessity,
not of choice.”
For the full story, please visit https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-05-08/reversing-the-one-child-policy-isn-t-as-easy-as-just-ending-it.
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