Big Country, Empty Nest: Understanding China's Demographic Shift

April 13, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
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Big Country, Empty Nest
Understanding China's Demographic Shift

Thursday, April 13, 2023
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm HST
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Join Dr. Yi Fuxian, Senior Scientist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, as he discusses China's declining population, the policies responsible for it, and the challenges that lie ahead in reversing this trend. 
The views expressed are those of the speaker and do not necessarily reflect East-West Center policies or positions.
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Fuxian Yi, MD, PhD is a Senior Scientist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Since 2000, he has applied medical science to demographic and economic research. He used that research to launch a campaign against China’s one-child policy. His book, Big Country with an Empty Nest, went from being banned by the Chinese government to promoted by it in just six years and was picked as No.1 of 100 Best Books of 2013 on China. His projections of China's population and economy have repeatedly proven to be more accurate than official ones. He is widely cited by major American news organizations and has spoken at international conferences including the Boao Forum for Asia and Reuters Next. 

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