A Chinese couple paid $155,000 in fees to have 7 children in violation of the country's 2-child policy
- February 24, 2021
- Wang Feng, sociology, Insider, MSN, Yahoo Voices, Feb. 24, 2021
Experts worry that China's falling birth rates and aging population could be a demographic
time bomb. "Given this unexpected low birth rate … the aging scenario for China will
be more severe. That could have a series of long-term implications from government
spending on pensions, health care, to the ratio between taxpayers and retirees," Wang
Feng, sociology professor at the University of California, Irvine, and Shanghai's
Fudan University, told Marketplace last year.
For the full story, please visit https://www.insider.com/chinese-couple-pays-fees-seven-children-two-child-policy-2021-2.
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