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China's aging population is key to its success plan

There is more to a country getting old than economic decline

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Elderly people assembles national flags at a nursing home in Beijing in May 2021: China's one-child policy has induced rapid aging of its population that the country now faces premature economic stagnation.   © Reuters

Lauren A. Johnston is visiting senior lecturer at the University of Adelaide. She is founder and managing director of New South Economics.

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