Corpus ID: 3000508

Japan's baby bust: an economic issue?

  title={Japan's baby bust: an economic issue?},
  journal={Joicfp News},
  • Published 1998
  • Medicine
  • Joicfp News
This brief article articulates that the solution to the declining birthrate in Japan is to change the corporate culture and societal values and begin putting the family first. At the present rate of fertility decline, Japan could well have just over 67 million total population in another 100 years, which is 50% of the present total. In 1990, the Finance Minister tried to convince Japanese couples to have more babies by abandoning policies that led women to higher education. The implication is… Expand