China’s one child policy, initiated in the early 1980s, raised the spectre of nearer-term population ageing. Photo: AFP
Patrick Low
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Patrick Low

Why millennials in rich societies face bleaker prospects than those in poor ones

While emerging economies face the challenge of growing old before growing rich, they are better positioned to institute redistribution than rich nations

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China’s one child policy, initiated in the early 1980s, raised the spectre of nearer-term population ageing. Photo: AFP
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