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Digital Pedagogical Resources from “Japan’s Declining Population: Beyond the Textbook”

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Population Data

UN population division:

Japanese Ministry of Health: Topic Introduction
Jonathan Soble, “Japan, Short on Babies, Reaches a Worrisome Milestone,” The New York Times, June 2, 2017,


Shrinking workforce:

Potential abortion restrictions:

Budgetary impact:

Abandoned homes:

Matchmaking parties:

Long-term care insurance:

Pension reform:

Company incentives:

Funding egg freezing:


Angel Plan and the New Angel Plan:

Filipino immigration: