Senior Scientist, Obstetrics and Gynaecology – University of Wisconsin-Madison ; Author, Big Country with an Empty Nest
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China Is Dying Out
Chinese policymakers must somehow implement policies to reduce the cost of raising children without crashing the economy, writes Yi Fuxian. But even if they manage to increase the number of births, they will almost certainly be unable to reverse demographic trends.
China’s abortion problem can’t be regulated away
Falling fertility rates and high rates of abortion have confronted China with a “demographic crisis” according to Yi Fuxian.
China's demographic manipulation
Official Chinese census data disguises a troubling demographic reality for Beijing – the population is already declining, writes Yi Fuxian. This poses a challenge to common narratives about China’s inexorable rise.