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Aging China Considers Incentives To Boost Child Birth -- Too Little, Too Late?

Aging China Considers Incentives To Boost Child Birth -- Too Little, Too Late?
- In the past year, I spent all I got on my first baby,” she told Forbes. “I just don’t have any more time and resources to raise another one.” Xiao isn’t alone in China. Career and financial constraints mean fewer Chinese women want more children, even if the government officially ended four decades of the one-child policy in 2016, meaning couples can now have a second baby. And this does not bode well for a country facing a decline in its working-age population, which has prompted the government to consider additional measures--including financial rewards--to encourage child birth.