Population Decline

Can governments raise fertility rates?
Marcus Roberts | Sep 28 2016 | comment  
Or should we get used to the "two-child norm"?

The declining institution of marriage in China
Marcus Roberts | Sep 26 2016 | comment  
Further signs that China's longterm population prospects are not rosy.

Are we seeing the end of Europe as we know it?
Marcus Roberts | Sep 16 2016 | comment  
The continent is witnessing an unprecedented population change.

Taiwan’s imminent population decline
Marcus Roberts | Sep 9 2016 | comment  
Another country to add to the list.

New study finds couples unable to have as many children as they want
Shannon Roberts | Sep 1 2016 | comment  
Family planning should not mean family restriction.

Unprecedented population reversal
Shannon Roberts | Aug 15 2016 | comment  
The advice of a former director of the United Nations Population Division.

Romania: 25 years of natural population decline
Marcus Roberts | Jul 30 2016 | comment  
And counting...

Japan’s population woes
Marcus Roberts | Jul 28 2016 | comment  
The demographic slide continues.

Hungary: the latest policy in the fight against depopulation
Marcus Roberts | Jun 10 2016 | comment  
Lots of money for parents (if they build a new house).

Are immigrants a boon for fertility rates?
Marcus Roberts | May 13 2016 | comment  
The Economist suggests "no".

Cuba’s population woes
Marcus Roberts | May 4 2016 | comment  
Another country that is ageing and about to embark on demographic decline.

Bulgaria: off the edge of the precipice
Marcus Roberts | Apr 20 2016 | comment  
An update from South-Eastern Europe

Japanese population decline - it’s official!
Marcus Roberts | Mar 11 2016 | comment  
A drop of 0.7% since 2010.

2015: the year when Italy’s demographic malaise became apparent
Marcus Roberts | Feb 26 2016 | comment  
And the prognosis is not good.

China’s workforce contracts further
Marcus Roberts | Jan 27 2016 | comment  
Another worrying sign for the Chinese economy

The coming great shrinkage
Dermot Grenham | Jan 12 2016 | comment  
A report from the IMF suggests that population decline could come sooner than we think.

Spain’s population reaches tipping point
Marcus Roberts | Dec 11 2015 | comment  
More Spaniards are dying than are being born

Cuba: another country facing demographic collapse
Marcus Roberts | Nov 4 2015 | comment  
Thanks to a poor economy, emigration, education and abortion.

The one child policy is dead!
Marcus Roberts | Oct 30 2015 | comment  
May the two child policy be short-lived.

Germany and Japan: on different immigration paths
Marcus Roberts | Oct 28 2015 | comment  
But which will be more successful in the long term?

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