Comparative Policy Responses to Demographic Change in East Asia

AHPP Panel Discussion

RSVP Required by 5PM January 18

Demographic changes are profoundly shaping the political, economic, and social landscape of the Asia-Pacific region. This panel discussion, the opening and public portion of a 1-1/2 day workshop that will define a research agenda for the next three years, will bring together selected outside experts and faculty within the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center for an interdisciplinary and comparative discussion of the policy responses to rapid demographic change in East Asia.

Gi-Wook Shin, Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Reserach Center, Stanford University: Introduction and welcome
Brian Nichiporuk, RAND Corporation: The Security Implications of Demographic Trends in East Asia

Michael Sutton, East-West Center, Washington, DC: TBA

John Skrentny, University of California, San Diego, Sociology: An East Asian Model to Managing Immigration? Durability & Change in the 2000s.

Chong-En Bai, Tsinghua University: TBA

David Bloom,  Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard University: TBA

Naohiro Ogawa, Population Research Institute, Nihon University: Population Aging & Changing Human Capital in Japan & other East Asian Countries

Andrew Mason, East-West Center, Hawaii: Population Aging and the Generational Economy: Key Findings

Thursday, January 20, 2011 | 3:00 pm — 5:30 pm
Bechtel Conference Center, Encina Hall, 1st floor

Asia Health Policy Program, Shorenstein APARC