India


India reaps a demographic dividend and its middle class surges ahead
Marcus Roberts | Aug 3 2016 | comment  
Good news for the Indian economy.

India’s declining fertility
Shannon Roberts | May 23 2016 | comment  
Population panic turns to concern about fertility problems.

Water, water, everywhere
Marcus Roberts | Oct 19 2015 | comment  
And hopefully for everyone, even as our population grows

The demographic “crossover” from China to India
Marcus Roberts | Aug 19 2015 | comment  
How will China cope with diminishing population and prestige?

More Males, Fewer Jobs
Marcus Roberts | Oct 6 2014 | comment  
Bloomberg discusses the economic effects of global demographic change.

What you can tell about a country’s future by looking at its gender balance
Prabir Bhattacharya | Aug 29 2014 | comment  
In India and China, the problem is missing girls. In Russia it is the missing men.

An ageing India
Pascoal Carvalho | Feb 24 2014 | comment  
By 2021 India could have 140 million elderly, but not the ability (or willingness) to take care of them.

Good news from India
Marcus Roberts | Jan 16 2014 | comment  
India is about to be declared polio free!

India’s Slums
Marcus Roberts | Oct 11 2013 | comment  
All of India's slums are now included in the national census: the results are somewhat surprising.

Indian “voluntary” population control
Marcus Roberts | Jul 10 2013 | comment  
There are over 4 million forced sterilisations in India every year!

Fewer Girls = A More Violent World
Marcus Roberts | Jan 27 2013 | comment  
More on gendercide in India and China.

Wife Sharing in India
Marcus Roberts | Dec 19 2012 | comment  
Another pernicious consequence of gendercide in India.

The Rhema Project
Marcus Roberts | May 25 2012 | comment  
The Rhema Project is an NGO doing wonderful things to combat gendercide in India.

Bollywood and gendercide in India
Marcus Roberts | May 16 2012 | comment  
A Bollywood actor uses his reality TV show to highlight gendercide in India.

Part II of the Global War Against Girls – the Rest of the World
Marcus Roberts | Feb 20 2012 | comment  
Eberstadt's article moves on to look at the lack of baby girls in the rest of the world apart from China.

Increasing internet usage gives more and more power to the people of India and China
Shannon Buckley | Jan 15 2012 | comment  
India may have developed new technology which overcomes the problem of expense and allows hundreds of millions of Indians in remote rural areas to connect to the internet. It may also soon make Indians the biggest single internet user population in the world.

Odds and Ends
Marcus Roberts | Oct 17 2011 | comment  
Christian Churches in the Middle East, India and the Population Stabilisation Incentive Fund

Sterilisation in India
Marcus Roberts | Aug 22 2011 | comment  
A district in India is coming up with novel ways of achieving its goal of 1% of the population sterilised.

Getting old – the Reason for Our Economic Malaise?
Marcus Roberts | Aug 8 2011 | comment  
Chrystia Freeland presents an argument why demography is the answer to our economic woes.

India’s Growth; China at 140m by 2100!?
Marcus Roberts | Aug 4 2011 | comment  
Two separate pieces from the Economist about the two Asian superpowers - India and China.

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