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Scholarly Publications

Catch Up: Why Poor Countries Are Becoming Richer, Democratic, Increasingly Peaceable, and Sometimes More Dangerous

August 1999

Why Poor Countries Are Becoming Richer, Democratic, Increasingly Peaceable, and Sometimes More Dangerous It is easy to be confused about the world’s prospect.

Cost-Containment and Financing the Long-Term Care of the Elderly

December 1988

Can the Nation Afford a Senior Citizen As President? The Age Factor in the 1996 Election and Beyond

April 1997

Disabling illness has been widely observed among national leaders. This is hardly unexpected because many of them govern at an age when there is a high incidence of debilitating disease.

Other Publications

CHP/PCOR Quarterly Update, winter 2004

January 2004

This issue of CHP/PCOR's quarterly newsletter covers news and developments at the centers for the fall quarter 2003.

CHP/PCOR Quarterly Update, winter 2005 issue

January 2005

This issue of CHP/PCOR's quarterly newsletter covers news and developments from the fall 2004 quarter.

CHP/PCOR Quarterly Update, summer 2005 issue

July 2005

This issue of CHP/PCOR's quarterly newsletter covers developments from the spring 2005 quarter.

News

Young Kyung Do Awarded Inaugural Postdoctoral Fellowship in Comparative Health Policy

February 2008

The Asia Health Policy Program at the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center is pleased to announce that Dr.

Call for proposals: Shorenstein APARC establishes new fund for comparative health care policy research

August 2005

The Center invites research proposals from Stanford-affiliated researchers who seek funding for specific research in the comparative health care field. Deadline for submissions is September 23, 2005.

Events

The Swedish Presidency of the EU: Enlargement, Employment and Environment

March 1, 2001

On January 1 Sweden assumed the rotating chairmanship of the European Union.

Aging: Biology, Disease and Economics

March 13, 2001

Approximately 13 speakers will be presenting throughout the day. For a detailed schedule please contact Robin Holbrook, 650-723-6270

Projects

Population Aging, Child Health and Control of Infectious Diseases

The Asia Health Policy Program works with other researchers at Stanford and several countries of the Asia-Pacific to analyze prominent issues in population aging, child health, and control of...
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Elder-care, Gender, and Son Preference: The Role of Cultural Transmission and Diffusion During the Process of Rural-urban Migration in China

A research report, “A survey of rural-urban migrants in Shenzhen, China”, based on findings from this project, was submitted to the Shenzhen government in December of 2005.  Since then, the Santa...
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Multimedia

Enhancing South Korea's Security: The U.S. Alliance and Beyond

March 2009

Two decades ago, South Korea appeared on the path to greatly increased security. The Cold War was ending, fundamentally improving South Korea’s regional security environment.

Trends in Disability in a Super-Aging Society: Adapting the Future Elderly Model to Japan

August 2016

Audio, transcript and presentation from the Asia Health Policy Program seminar "Trends in Disability in a Super-Aging Society: Adapting the Future Elderly Model to Japan" on Oct.

Population Aging in Japan and Implications for Public Finance

February 2017

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

People

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