Thursday, November 21, 2013

Slate's Joshua Keating: What is the Future of Fertility in the People's Republic of China

The People's Republic of China

Joshua Keating's article at Slate is linked below.

Slate: The Future of China's Fertility Rate

"On the other hand, it’s generally been the case that when societies become more urbanized and affluent—both currently goals of the Chinese government—birthrates dropSo as China gets richer and more urban, and mainland cities start to look more like the autonomous ones, it doesn’t seem likely that we’ll see a big increase in births, no matter how many children people are legally allowed to have."
---Joshua Keating, Slate 

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