China population: why did Beijing opt for a three-child policy when it could scrap birth caps altogether?

When Beijing announced early this week it would allow couples to have up to three children each, even seasoned Chinese demographers were caught off guard.“I was surprised,” said Yang Chenggang, vice-president of the China Population Association, which is affiliated with the National Health Commission (NHC). “None of the demographers were expecting a policy like that, we never proposed that.”The policy overhaul came just weeks after the latest census revealed the number of births in China…

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