Policy Challenges from Demographic Change in China and India (Paperback)

Policy Challenges from Demographic Change in China and India By Karen Eggleston (Editor) Cover Image
By Karen Eggleston (Editor)
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The world's two most populous countries face numerous policy challenges from rapid demographic change, including gender imbalance, population aging, and rapid urbanization. Drawing on social science expertise from China, India, and the United States, the contributors examine the social and economic challenges for policy across a range of domains, from family planning and old-age support to human capital investment, poverty alleviation, and broader issues of governance. Sections focus on: - Policy challenges and economic impact - Fertility and sex imbalance - Human capital and urbanization - Population aging.

About the Author

Karen Eggleston is the director of the Asia Health Policy Program at the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (Shorenstein APARC). She is a fellow at Stanford's Center for Health Policy/Primary Care and Outcomes Research and a Faculty Research Fellow of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781931368407
ISBN-10: 1931368406
Publisher: Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center
Publication Date: August 23rd, 2016
Pages: 250
Language: English