By Paulin Straughan,Angelique Chan,Gavin Jones

Japan, Singapore, Taiwan, South Korea and Hong Kong SAR are one of the very lowest-fertility international locations within the complete global, or even China has reached fertility degrees under these in lots of eu international locations. If those degrees proceed over lengthy classes East Asia will quickly face accelerating inhabitants decline moreover the alterations in age distributions in such populations elevate significant new questions for making plans of financial and social welfare.

This publication brings jointly paintings by way of famous specialists at the low fertility nations of East Asia with an up to date research of traits in fertility, what we all know approximately their determinants and effects, the coverage concerns and the way those are being addressed within the a number of nations. Its position in bringing jointly details on coverage traits and tasks of a pro-natalist sort followed over contemporary years in those nations is intensely vital, as is the truth that the dialogue of those pro-natalist regulations is decided within the context of a radical research of what has pushed fertility so low in those international locations.


Ultra-Low Fertility in Pacific Asia is worthwhile to scholars and students of East Asian public and social coverage, in addition to fertility experiences extra quite often.

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