Scrapping Its One-Child Policy Won't Solve China's Worker Shortage

By announcing their intention to relax the country’s one-child policy, China’s leaders hope to placate the public’s widespread desire for change. But loosening population-control measures may not be enough to reverse a trend that poses an even bigger long-term challenge: The country known as “the world’s factory floor” is running out of workers.

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