Children play at a playground inside a shopping complex in Shanghai on June 1. Photo: Reuters
Children play at a playground inside a shopping complex in Shanghai on June 1. Photo: Reuters
Hao Zhou
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Hao Zhou

Can China boost its birth rate with education and housing reforms?

  • Two measures announced by the Ministry of Education indicate that the government is trying to address the reasons young couples are reluctant to have more children
  • But given the complexity of the related issues, tackling the demographic crisis will not be straightforward

Children play at a playground inside a shopping complex in Shanghai on June 1. Photo: Reuters
Children play at a playground inside a shopping complex in Shanghai on June 1. Photo: Reuters
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