Could migration help ease the world's population challenges?
- January 30, 2023
- Wang Feng, sociology, NPR, Jan. 30, 2023
NPR’s Emily Feng says: “Dr. Wang Feng is a sociology professor at the University of
California, Irvine. And he explains birth rates were already falling in the 1970s,
well before China imposed a one-child policy cap in all families. And now the people
descended from those generations are also having fewer children, an echo from the
past, though for new reasons.”
Wang Feng says: “There is the drastic postponement of marriage among young people. That change has accompanied this vast expansion in education, higher education, urbanization and changes in attitudes.”
For the full story, please visit https://www.npr.org/transcripts/1151362111.
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