Wang Feng

According to experts, China’s economic miseries are having a direct impact on the birthrate. “Having a child is a life-long responsibility. Economic pessimism is a strong counterforce for improving the birth rate this year, said Wang Feng, an expert on Chinese demographics at the University of California, Irvine. "It is also because of these miseries that Chinese women are increasingly resorting to not having children or not getting married at all," he further said.

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