Lyman Stone

Lyman Stone

Lyman Stone is an economist who specialises in population change. He is an adviser at the consulting firm Demographic Intelligence, and a senior fellow at the Institute for Family Studies.

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Opinion | Chinese women in Hong Kong and on the mainland have fewer children than the norm – and they’re fine with that

While pro-natal policies may help remove some obstacles to a higher birth rate, policymakers will find it harder to persuade women to have more babies when they simply don’t want to, possibly because they themselves are from small families.

5 Jun 2019 - 7:00AM

While pro-natal policies may help remove some obstacles to a higher birth rate, policymakers will find it harder to persuade women to have more babies when they simply don’t want to, possibly because they themselves are from small families.

Chinese women in Hong Kong and on the mainland have fewer children than the norm – and they’re fine with that