Tag: fertility rates

High Mortality Rates Killing Off Russia, Aganbegyan Says

July 9, 2014

Staunton, July 8 – Unless Moscow addresses and overcomes “super-high mortality rates” among young people and working-age Russians, the country will face population decline even if the Russian government is able to boost fertility rates, according to Abel Aganbegyan, a member of the Academy of Sciences and a Kremlin advisor. Indeed, the noted economist says, […]