Oct 4, 2016

Is immigration the answer?

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A migration policy is being deployed to combat acute labor shortages in sectors of the Japanese economy, but migrant workers won't be enough to solve the long-term challenges of Japan's demographic implosion.

Portugal's baby bust feeding vicious cycle

| Jul 3, 2013

Portugal's baby bust feeding vicious cycle

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For an enterprise in the business of welcoming life, the birthing ward inside Portugal’s largest maternity hospital is eerily quiet. On a recent morning, not a single expectant father nervously paced the orange laminated floors. Unhurried nurses shuffled by rows of darkened rooms with ...