A woman carries her son in a bucket after collecting water from a municipal tanker on the outskirts of Chennai, India, on July 4, 2019. Photo: Reuters
A woman carries her son in a bucket after collecting water from a municipal tanker on the outskirts of Chennai, India, on July 4, 2019. Photo: Reuters
Kavitha Yarlagadda
Opinion

Opinion

Kavitha Yarlagadda

China’s population is shrinking while India’s is growing, but both economies face demographic woes

  • China is facing productivity challenges with an ageing population and shrinking workforce, while India risks missing its demographic dividend as its growing population overwhelms economic planning

A woman carries her son in a bucket after collecting water from a municipal tanker on the outskirts of Chennai, India, on July 4, 2019. Photo: Reuters
A woman carries her son in a bucket after collecting water from a municipal tanker on the outskirts of Chennai, India, on July 4, 2019. Photo: Reuters
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