In Falling Birthrates, Japan Faces an Existential Crisis

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Birth rates are so low in Japan that a precipitous drop in population is now all but inevitable. What’s causing the problem, and what can be done about it?

Allons Enfants: Demographic Trends in France

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What does the future hold for France, a country whose modern history has been intimately tied to matters of population?

Japan’s Population Hits Tipping Point

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Japan’s demographic decline is all but assured, and it will bring economic headwinds for decades to come.

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