The Heat: China’s population challenge

The Heat

Chinese experts are warning the country is on the verge of an “unstoppable” population decline.

Decades of family planning policies have left China with a shrinking workforce and aging population.

Despite easing those restrictions, the number of births continue to plummet.

CGTN’S Wu Guoxiu reports.

To discuss:

  • Yan Liang is an Associate Professor at Willamette University
  • Therese Hesketh is the director at the Center for Global Health at Zhejiang University School of Medicine
  • Richard Jackson is the president of the Global Aging Institute
  • Yong Cai is an assistant professor with the Department of Sociology at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

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