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Demographics

Nancy Qian says China's ruling party must absorb a crucial lesson as it enters its second century
8th Jul 21, 12:00pm
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Nancy Qian says China's ruling party must absorb a crucial lesson as it enters its second century
Nearly 80% of returnees to New Zealand in the five months to January didn't move into their own home, but were happy with their living situation
24th Jun 21, 5:46pm
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Nearly 80% of returnees to New Zealand in the five months to January didn't move into their own home, but were happy with their living situation
Adair Turner sees important economic and environmental benefits in developed countries' declining fertility rates
12th Jun 21, 9:37am
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Adair Turner sees important economic and environmental benefits in developed countries' declining fertility rates
Nancy Qian argues that boosting China's worryingly low fertility rate requires many other, more difficult reforms
6th Jun 21, 11:35am
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Nancy Qian argues that boosting China's worryingly low fertility rate requires many other, more difficult reforms
Zhang Jun urges the country's leaders to raise the retirement age and loosen family-planning rules
24th Mar 21, 11:41am
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Zhang Jun urges the country's leaders to raise the retirement age and loosen family-planning rules
Lee Jong-Wha fears that the pandemic may be used to justify unsustainable public spending and even human rights violations
3rd Oct 20, 10:16am
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Lee Jong-Wha fears that the pandemic may be used to justify unsustainable public spending and even human rights violations
Massey's Alison Brook shows that even fast improving productivity, as unlikely as that may be, won't be enough to ward off the impacts of an ageing population. Without population growth in younger cohorts, consequences will only get tougher
8th Mar 20, 5:02am
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Massey's Alison Brook shows that even fast improving productivity, as unlikely as that may be, won't be enough to ward off the impacts of an ageing population. Without population growth in younger cohorts, consequences will only get tougher
Lee Jong-Wha urges governments to enact sweeping structural reforms to avoid long-term economic stagnation
27th Jan 20, 9:46am
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Lee Jong-Wha urges governments to enact sweeping structural reforms to avoid long-term economic stagnation
Infometric's Gareth Kiernan warns our public policy managers that Japan's malaise is the result of doing 'whatever is necessary' to keep economic pain away from voters, and shying away from essential reforms in the face of an ageing population
22nd Jan 20, 12:44pm
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Infometric's Gareth Kiernan warns our public policy managers that Japan's malaise is the result of doing 'whatever is necessary' to keep economic pain away from voters, and shying away from essential reforms in the face of an ageing population
Martin Hawes thinks technology and demographic trends will keep interest rates low for a long time yet meaning real returns from term deposits will likely get worse and new options will be needed
29th Oct 19, 12:55pm
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Martin Hawes thinks technology and demographic trends will keep interest rates low for a long time yet meaning real returns from term deposits will likely get worse and new options will be needed
Chinese academic sees China on the right path, with a clear development blueprint and a powerful leader whose political clout all but guarantees continued reform. But major demographic issues loom
16th Nov 17, 8:50am
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Chinese academic sees China on the right path, with a clear development blueprint and a powerful leader whose political clout all but guarantees continued reform. But major demographic issues loom
David Chaston was in China recently and offers ten perspectives on a rising power that will increasingly dominate how we see our place in the world
14th Sep 17, 5:02am
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David Chaston was in China recently and offers ten perspectives on a rising power that will increasingly dominate how we see our place in the world
Fathom Consulting shows how the relentless rise in the median age in Japan is now weighing heavily on young women and men entering adulthood today
14th Jan 17, 8:40am
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Fathom Consulting shows how the relentless rise in the median age in Japan is now weighing heavily on young women and men entering adulthood today
Ma Jian says Chinese President Xi is on a quest for absolute power following Mao's model, but he doubts it will turn out well for him because of 'his incompetent economic rule'
11th May 16, 1:31pm
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Ma Jian says Chinese President Xi is on a quest for absolute power following Mao's model, but he doubts it will turn out well for him because of 'his incompetent economic rule'
Major demographic shifts are coming says Natalie Jackson. 'Quality of life' and 'attractiveness of place' will be key for sustaining a regional population
13th Dec 15, 10:57am
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Major demographic shifts are coming says Natalie Jackson. 'Quality of life' and 'attractiveness of place' will be key for sustaining a regional population
Keith Woodford says changing China's child policies will only benefit dairy briefly. Tourism & old-age products are where big changes will occur
18th Nov 15, 10:24am
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Keith Woodford says changing China's child policies will only benefit dairy briefly. Tourism & old-age products are where big changes will occur
Minxin Pei says China's one-child policy has produced a shocking human toll, created an alarming gender imbalance and skewed the ratio of aging dependents in a way that will carry heavy economic consequences
6th Nov 15, 5:01am
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Minxin Pei says China's one-child policy has produced a shocking human toll, created an alarming gender imbalance and skewed the ratio of aging dependents in a way that will carry heavy economic consequences
Bernard Hickey looks at whether a demographic dividend for the economy over the last 50 years is about to turn into a demographic drag
26th Oct 14, 7:30am
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Bernard Hickey looks at whether a demographic dividend for the economy over the last 50 years is about to turn into a demographic drag
Neither economic growth, migration or even the tooth fairy are going to blunt the eventual impact of our ageing society, says Bernard Hickey
14th Jul 13, 9:19am
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Neither economic growth, migration or even the tooth fairy are going to blunt the eventual impact of our ageing society, says Bernard Hickey
Michael Coote explains why immigration is a good thing for NZ if we hope to avoid a national “death spiral”caused by crushing taxes and reduced public spending. Your thoughts?
10th Jul 12, 8:05am
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Michael Coote explains why immigration is a good thing for NZ if we hope to avoid a national “death spiral”caused by crushing taxes and reduced public spending. Your thoughts?
Rodney Dickens thinks the risk of a hard landing in China is real this year. Your view?
25th May 12, 4:15pm
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Rodney Dickens thinks the risk of a hard landing in China is real this year. Your view?
David Chaston looks at the changing face of NZ where longer life expectancies and a desire (need?) to stay in work is ageing our workforce quickly
21st May 12, 1:56pm
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David Chaston looks at the changing face of NZ where longer life expectancies and a desire (need?) to stay in work is ageing our workforce quickly
The places where you can live the longest are now predominately in Asia. Neville Bennett explores why this change has happened.
20th Jan 12, 7:31pm
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The places where you can live the longest are now predominately in Asia. Neville Bennett explores why this change has happened.
What NZ Inc should do about the hole that has just opened up in our population and our economic future
20th Feb 11, 11:03am
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What NZ Inc should do about the hole that has just opened up in our population and our economic future