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Demographics

Scholarly Publications

Policy Challenges from Demographic Change in China and India

July 2016

The world’s two most populous countries face numerous policy challenges from rapid demographic change.

The Social Effects of Ethnic Diversity at the Local Level: A Natural Experiment with Exogenous Residential Allocation

June 2016

Relying on diversity measures computed at the apartment block level under conditions of exogenous allocation of public housing in France, this paper identifies the effects of ethnic diversity on...

The Colonial Origins of Ethnic Violence in India

March 2016

The neighboring north Indian districts of Jaipur and Ajmer are identical in language, geography, and religious and caste demography.

Other Publications

Shorenstein APARC Center Overview 2015-16

November 2016

Shorenstein APARC's center overviews provide detailed information about Shorenstein APARC's mission, history, faculty, financial support, organizational structure, projects, and programs.

Indonesia's Corruption Eradication Commission

April 2015

Indonesia's Corruption Eradication Commission focuses on efforts to reign in corruption in Indonesia, particularly since the fall of the Suharto regime in 1998.

Serious Business: Diminishing the Size of the Informal Sector in Medellin, Colombia

April 2015

The new mayor of Medellin, Sergio Fajardo, arrived to office in 2004 pledging to remake the social contract between society and the state.

News

Conference explores how the US and Japan can close the gender gap

November 2016

Japanese and American scholars and practitioners gathered at Stanford recently for “Womenomics, the Workplace, and Women,” a full-day conference seeking to find pathways to advance opportunity for...

Francis Fukuyama Explains Why Children of Men Is So Great

October 2016

CDDRL Mosbacher Director Francis Fukuyama participated the screening of the Children of Men, the 2006 film adaptation of PD James’ dystopian novel, at the event organized by the Future Tense - “My...

Events

Book Talk: "The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone Age to the Twenty-First Century" with Walter Scheidel

October 27, 2016

DUE TO THE OVERWHELMING RESPONSE FOR THIS EVENT, WE ARE NOW FULLY BOOKED AND UNABLE TO TAKE FURTHER RSVPS. Are mass violence and catastrophes the only forces that can seriously decrease economic...

Overcoming Economic Malaise: Strategic, Educational and Social Innovation for South Korea

May 4, 2016

South Korea has relied on its export-oriented development model to become an economic powerhouse, but has now reached the limits of this model.

Globalization, Innovation, and Culture in Korea

April 22, 2016

The 8th Annual Koret WorkshopSouth Korea has become an economic powerhouse, but faces multiple challenges.

Projects

Diversity and Tolerance in Korea and Asia

A new research collaborative examines diversity issues and challenges in Korea and greater Asia.
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Helping Older Adults to Initiate Exercise Habits

April 2017

The aims of this seed were to 1) assemble a longitudinal dataset by collecting information on individuals’ exercise patterns in the post-commitment contract period, as data on their demographics,...
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Effect of Social Isolation and Loneliness on Health Care Utilization

The researchers assessed the effect of social isolation and loneliness on healthcare utilization (costs and frequency of care) using longitudinal survey data from the Health and Retirement Survey ...
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Multimedia

Population Aging in Japan and Implications for Public Finance

February 2017

In recent decades Japan has gone through some major epidemiologic and demographic transitions.

Can India Ever Become a Great Power?

January 2017

Audio and transcript from the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center seminar, "Can India Ever Become a Great Power?" with Ashley J. Tellis on Jan.

Stanford Scholar Examines Sectarianism and Urban Segregation in Baghdad

February 2016

As part of the Program on Arab Reform and Democracy speaker series, Director of The Markaz: Resource Center Mona Damluji examined the impact of the US-led occupation of Iraq on sectarian-based urban segregation in Baghdad.

People

Karen Eggleston Senior Fellow
Takeo Hoshi Senior Fellow, Professor, by courtesy, Finance
Yong Suk Lee Center Fellow
Gi-Wook Shin Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
Tricia Owlett SCPKU Pre-Doctoral Fellow, February-June 2016
Allison Rhines SCPKU Pre-Doctoral Fellow, Fall 2014