Workforce Shortage


Japan faces pilot shortage
Shannon Roberts | Jul 15 2014 | comment  
Will holidaying in our old age continue to be an option?

Changing workforce numbers
Marcus Roberts | Mar 5 2012 | comment  
The Economist has released some data on the changing numbers of workers in various countries.

Is Japan a glimpse of Europe’s future?
Marcus Roberts | Jan 17 2012 | comment  
Economists are looking to Japan for indicators about the future of Europe.

Chinese workers getting scarce
Carolyn Moynihan | Mar 30 2010 | comment  
Could China be running out of workers? Changes in the economy and education, combined with a mounting demographic crisis, confront employers and the government with big problems.

Will the one-child policy wreck China’s economy?
Michael Cook | Dec 14 2009 | comment  
China’s rapid economic development and America’s evident vulnerabilty after the Global Financial Crisis could make the Chinese a bit smug. But as leading demographer Nicholas Eberstadt points out in a frightening article in the Far Eastern Economic Review, China faces gigantic economic problems as the legacy of its one-child policy.
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