This is an 'occasional series (typically every month) on key issues identified from either current events (such as the change in the one child policy in China) or from on going analysis of the database.  We hope that you find it interesting. 

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The Impact of Demographics on GDP Growth Rates


Will India Deliver its Demographic Dividend?

September 2018

Upper Income is a Moving Target in Urban China

August 2018

China's Labour Force is, and is not, growing!

July 2018

The Impact of Changes in the One Child Policy in China