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Population Aging, Productivity, and Technology in Japan

December 10, 2019

Japan faces a rapid population decrease and aging. Workers’ aging is negatively associated with labor productivity.

Aging Japan as Global Opportunity? How Japan’s Extreme Demographics are Shaping Technological Trajectories

October 23, 2019

The demographics of Japan’s aging society has galvanized a wide range of corporate efforts, supported both directly and indirectly by the government, to aggressively develop artificial intelligence...

Leveraging Skills and Experience of Senior Professionals for Social Good: Nonprofit Innovation and Implications for Japan

February 9, 2018

The “Baby Boomer” generation (dankai no sedai) has begun to reach the age of retirement en mass.  10,000 people turn 65 every day in the United States.

A Tale of Two Systems: The Impact of Universal Health Coverage on Financial Risk Protection in Taiwan and South Korea

May 10, 2016

Abstract:One of the key objectives of introducing a compulsory health insurance is to provide citizens, regardless of socioeconomic status, with financial risk protection against unexpected...

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.

Global Talent and Immigration Issues in Aging Societies: The Korean Experience

March 29, 2016

As the keynote for Shorenstein APARC's 8th annual Koret Workshop, Se Young Ahn, one of South Korea's leading public intellectuals, will analyze the Korean experience of utilizing global talent and...

Research Presentation - Corporate Affiliate Visiting Fellows

November 19, 2013

Il Rae Cho, "Preparing Financially for Aging and Retirement" Recently, many issues related to aging have become more serious in both economic and social aspects all over the world.

Region-based v. Distance-based Information in Emergency Health Risk Communication: Evidence from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster

October 9, 2013

A tremendous amount of radioactive products were discharged as a result of the accident at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in March 2011, which resulted in radioactive contamination of the plant...

Paying for Performance to Improve Health in Rural China

April 25, 2013

Grant Miller will discuss the results of his SAPARC-funded research in rural China, supplementing a large NIH-funded project about pay-for-performance to improve health.

Economic Aspects of Population Aging in China and India

March 7, 2013

China and India are, by far, the two most populous countries in the world.

Health and Aging in Japan

January 9, 2013

Professor Hidehiko Ichimura of the University of Tokyo will share recent results from his research on the health of older adults and the retirement process in Japan.

Health and Aging in Japan

January 8, 2013

Professor Hidehiko Ichimura of the University of Tokyo will share recent results from his research on the health of older adults and the retirement process in Japan.

Intergenerational Living Arrangements in South Korea: Health and Economic Implications

November 12, 2012

Population aging in Asian societies is accompanied by changes in intergenerational living arrangements, which can have substantial health and economic implications for the elderly parents and their...

How Censorship in China Allows Government Criticism but Silences Collective Expression

June 6, 2012

We offer the first large scale, multiple source analysis of the outcome of what may be the most extensive effort to selectively censor human expression ever implemented.

Patterns of Elderly Life Expectancy in Three Chinese Cities: Hong Kong, Shanghai and Taipei

April 30, 2012

Life expectancy at aged 65 is remarkably similar in the three Chinese cities of Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Taipei, even though the cities differ in levels of socioeconomic development, health systems...

To What Extent Do Biological Markers Account for the Large Social Disparities in Health in Moscow?

April 9, 2012

The physiological factors underlying links between health and socioeconomic position in the Russian population are important to investigate.

Redefining Security Along the Food/Health Nexus

November 10, 2011

FSI's second major conference on global underdevelopment brought together worldwide thought leaders to explore the root causes of global underdevelopment and to provide fresh insights on the links...

The Future of a Demographic Overachiever: Long-Term Implications of the Demographic Transition in China

November 3, 2011

China's pace of demographic transition -- both mortality and fertility decline -- have been unparalleled in human populations of significant size.

Combating Counterfeit Medications: A Pharmacist's Perspective

October 3, 2011

The production and distribution of counterfeit medications has become a significant global public health issue.

Demographic Change in East Asia: Economic, Social, and Security Implications

September 8, 2011

The third Stanford Kyoto Trans-Asian Dialogue will focus on demographic change in East Asia and its implications across a wide range of areas, including economies, societies, and security.

The Perils of Demography/Democracy: Electoral Reform Challenges in Contemporary Lebanon

March 10, 2011

Elias Muhanna is a PhD candidate in Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations at Harvard University and the author of QifaNabki.com, a blog devoted to Lebanese political affairs.

Why Did Japan Stop Growing?

March 7, 2011

The Japanese economy has been stagnating for almost two decades.

Ethnic Conflict Resolution in the 21st Century: A Functioning Model from Europe

February 16, 2011

The 21st century has been branded the century of the worldwide return of ethnonationalisms.

Single-mothers in Japan: Living Arrangements and Well-Being

January 24, 2011

Winter Quarter Japan Seminar Series The prevalence of single-mother families in Japan has increased markedly as a result of rising divorce rates.

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