Wang Feng

Sociology Prof Wang Feng, from the University of California, Irvine and who specialises in Asian demographics, said the results showed the root causes ran deeper than the policymakers realised. … “Without addressing the deeply rooted causes discouraging young Chinese from getting married and having children, from gender inequality to high living cost, what we are seeing now is likely just the beginning of a further decline in birthrate and a prolonged process of population decline in China.”
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