Monthly Archives: August 2014

China’s Shrinking Population: The One-Child Policy’s Thirty-Year Tenure and its Threat to China’s Economic Future

Gradually phased into implementation in the late 1970’s, China’s one-child policy was largely viewed as a pre-emptive response to an impending Malthusian trap, the shortage of food and resources precipitated by unsustainable population growth. While exceptions were made for ethnic … Continue reading

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