STAFF NEWS & ANALYSIS
Japan Births Drop Hard as Tribe Decreases
By Daily Bell Staff – December 26, 2016
While both global monetary and fiscal policies struggle to keep aggregate demand if not rising, then at least constant, demographics continues to wreak havoc on the best laid plans of central planners around the rapidly aging world. Just last week we reported that in 2016, the US population grew at the slowest pace since the Great Depression, largely driven by the collapse in household formation as the number of Millennials living at home with their parents has hit a 75 year high. -Zerohedge
Central banks didn’t go after Japan after the First World War but they certainly went after Japan during World Way II.
The most births post-war were in 1949, when birth soared to 2.696 million. Now they are under a million. Deaths will outstrip births,