December 10, 2013

China Is Failing Its Families

Joel Kotkin & Wendell Cox, New Geography

The Associated Press

China's recent decision to reverse – at least in part – its policy limiting most couples to one child marks a watershed in thinking about demographics. Yet, this reversal of the 30-year policy may prove unavailing due to reasons – notably dense urbanization and high property prices – that work against people having more children.

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