Wang Feng

Wang Feng, UCI professor of sociology writes, “That picture of China—of rapid population growth and worsening material scarcity—has been turned upside down completely during the past half-century. China is now a land of abundance. Instead of doubling in size, it has effectively entered an extended era of population decline. Its population age structure has moved away from a bottom-heavy one with numerous young people and fewer seniors, to a top-heavy one with an increasingly larger share of the population over the age of 65.”

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