Ep. 223: China: the Middle-Aged Kingdom
China’s fertility rate is down to just 1.6. The workforce is shrinking while the population of the elderly grows. At the same time, the now abandoned one-child policy has resulted in a skewed sex ratio. Given all this, could demography be a rising China’s Achilles Heel? Manoj Kewalramani, Suyash Desai join Pranay Kotasthane to discuss the economics and politics of population control in China.
Manoj Kewalramani - @theChinaDude
Suyash Desai - @Suyash_Desai
Pranay Kotasthane - @pranaykotas
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