February 26, 2013

How Demography Is Changing Japan

John Traphagan, The Diplomat

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Exploring the impact of Japan’s population decline provides clues as to how falling birthrates may impact other countries in Asia and beyond.

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China Unlikely to Surrender Asia Without a Fight
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Japan's Daunting Challenges
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