Future Watch, July 2004: Paying for the Aging Revolution in China
July 1, 2004
Will China grow rich before it grows old? That is the question on many minds these days considering the demographic transformation about to unfold in the Middle Kingdom. Over the next 35 years, while China strives to preserve strong growth levels, further link its economy with the global economy, and maintain social and political order, Beijing must also contend with an aging and diminishing work force.