There's skepticism about whether the policy change will actually address China's shrinking workforce and older population.
The implications of a shrinking population on our economic growth are potentially big, but Marketplace senior economic contributor Chris Farrell thinks there's some solutions to tap.
Retirees are living longer, the working-age population is shrinking and birthrates are down in the U.S.
In theory, the ingredients of economic growth are capital and investment. In practice, not so much.
The city is working closely with big business.
Counties in Texas, North Dakota and Florida are experiencing a high rate of population growth.
China's Cabinet has decreed that the city's population should be 25 million — barely more than it is today.