demographic winter

Bye, bye, East Asia. It was nice knowing you

William Huang | 03 March 2020 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: China, demographic winter, demography, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan

A modern Chinese curse: may you live in child-free times

William Huang | 30 June 2019 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: China, demographic winter, one-child policy

As demographic winter sets in, the world will need far more palliative care

Michael Cook | 20 June 2017 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: ageing, demographic winter, demography

Rug up for the demographic winter

Don Feder | 04 June 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: demographic winter, demography, population growth

Europe ignores Africa to its peril

Jeff Fountain | 11 November 2013 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: Africa, demographic winter

Why is Europe committing demographic suicide?

Carolyn Moynihan | 11 April 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: birth dearth, birth rates, demographic winter, demography
Frankly, not even the experts have the faintest idea.

Three vignettes about Christmas and the Demographic Winter

Jennifer Roback Morse | 26 December 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Christmas, demographic winter, loneliness
We Baby Boomers rationalized having fewer kids by saying we were Saving the Earth. As luck would have it, our ecological religion of smaller families allowed us higher incomes and consumption than we could have had any other way. But we didn’t think through the human reality of that trade-off. Smaller families, more adults living with roommates instead of with families, more loneliness.

Moscow to host first demographic summit in Moscow in June

Michael Cook | 05 April 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: demographic winter, Russia
If there is any country in the world which ought to know the stupidity of yabbering about over-population, it is Russia. With a birth rate of about 1.2 and a decline of 6 million people over the past 20 years (12 million without immigration), Russia is in trouble. As Prime Minister Vladimir Putin puts it, "Without exaggeration, the central problem of contemporary Russia is demography, strengthening the family, [and] increasing the birth rate."

Children of Men

Michael Cook | 03 November 2006 | FEATURES |  
tags: demographic winter, film reviews
What would life be like if women stopped having children? Like Baghdad today, according to Alfonso Cuaron's latest film.

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