Which Countries Have Shrinking Populations?

How Japan’s Economy Is Destroying Its Youth http://bit.ly/23eayt5
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With global population rising, some countries are moving in the opposite direction. What are the consequences of shrinking populations?

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The Fiscal Consequences of Shrinking Populations
https://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/sdn/2015/sdn1521.pdf
“Shrinking populations pose a formidable fiscal challenge.”

Despite Shrinking Populations, Eastern Europe Resists Accepting Migrants
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/10/02/world/europe/despite-shrinking-populations-eastern-europe-resists-accepting-migrants.html
“In Germany, the arrival of an expected one million migrants this year is being sold to sometimes reluctant citizens, in part, as a way to inject more economic vigor into an aging country whose population is expected to decline 8 percent in the next few decades.”

Japan’s population is plunging, so where are the babies?
http://www.marketplace.org/2016/04/18/world/babies
“If you think you work long hours, meet Kumi Matsumoto.”

Nobody Home: The Countries Where Population Is on the Decline
http://content.time.com/time/specials/packages/article/0,28804,2097720_2097782_2097841,00.html
“The global population may have increased by an unprecedented one billion in the past 12 years, but not all parts of the planet are sharing in the people boom.”

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