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Aging China: The Demographic Challenge to China's Economic by Robert Stowe England

By Robert Stowe England

China, the world's so much populous kingdom, will input a interval of fast getting older very presently that might redefine that nation. among 2010 and 2040, the element of humans sixty five and older will upward push from round 7% to among 25 and 30% of the inhabitants. As China a long time, can it keep the younger dynamism now using it?

China, the world's such a lot populous kingdom, will input a interval of speedy getting older very presently that may redefine that nation. among 2010 and 2040, the variety of humans sixty five and older will upward push from round 7% to among 25 and 30% of the inhabitants. As China a long time, can it maintain the younger dynamism now using it? This e-book is an attempt to aim to catch the wide outlines of the numerous fiscal, industry, social, and demographic components that may form the way forward for China and the function that getting older will play within the entire mixture of influences.

Aging in built societies and economies has been extensively studied. In such international locations as Japan, Germany, Italy, and Spain, for instance, we all know that as populations age, their societies decline, leaving fewer more youthful employees to aid the turning out to be variety of those who turns into depending on high priced well-being care structures, or whose simple wishes, similar to foodstuff and shield, might want to be backed. yet much less paintings has been performed in assessing the capability impression of getting older in constructing international locations, the place nearly all of humans might be operating negative, no longer center class―as on the subject of China. As China restructures its financial system, the outdated advantages applications formerly to be had to city staff (and now not rural staff) are being changed via a patchwork of advantages throughout quite a lot of enterprises.

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