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Keyword: population growth

Video: What Could Be Behind China's Sudden One-Child Policy Reforms

Children pictured on a hill in Yunnan. (egorgrebnev/Flickr)
Policy

Why is the one-child policy being relaxed now? The answer, as Beijing-based conomic theorist Michael Pettis suggested in a 2010 interview, has to do with economic growth.

Hey World, Watch Out for China's 'Middleweight' Cities

East Nanjing Road in Shanghai, China. (Peter Garnhum/Flickr)
Lifestyle

According to a study by McKinsey Global Institute, in just a little over a decade one-third of all Chinese cities will contribute to almost 30 percent of total global growth.