Japan's Demographic Time Bomb

June 6, 2018
Mary Brinton stands in front of a building on Harvard's Cambridge campus.

Professor Mary C. Brinton was quoted in a Business Insider article about Japan's shrinking population.  "An aging population will mean higher costs for the government, a shortage of pension and social-security-type funds, a shortage of people to care for the very aged, slow economic growth, and a shortage of young workers,"  To read the full article see Japan's demographic time bomb is getting more dire, and it's a bad omen for the country.