Too many men

A female face is hard to find on this crowded Delhi street. (Photo by Ken Kobayashi)

Asia's gender imbalance is bad news for growth

From a lack of brides to economic efficiency, why too many men can mean trouble

  • How the one-child policy fueled China's property bubble

    An overabundance of suitors has made owning a home crucial to courtship

  • Culture and policy explain why sex ratios are skewed in Asia

    Patriarchal societies translate to a preference for boys in China and India

  • A silver lining amid wedding bell blues

    More women than men makes finding a husband tough work

  • Why there are so many women at Thai banks

    Thailand's female-heavy demographics are shaping its workforce