Could Migrants Rescue Aging Asia?
November 11, 2015
Could Migrants Rescue Aging Asia?
Europe is accepting millions. Will Asia's shrinking powers ever follow suit?
Could Migrants Rescue Aging Asia?
Urbanization and Migration in Developing Asia
September 11, 2015
Urbanization and Migration in Developing Asia
Urbanization is a complex challenge, with implications that are difficult to forecast.
Urbanization and Migration in Developing Asia
Central Asia: Neither Forever Young Nor Getting Much Older
June 17, 2015
Central Asia: Neither Forever Young Nor Getting Much Older
The median age is about 25 in Central Asia, but those who set policies are decidedly older and less reform-inclined.
Central Asia: Neither Forever Young Nor Getting Much Older
Asia’s Complacency Trap
June 04, 2015
Asia’s Complacency Trap
Advanced economies are threatened by a “high income trap.”
Asia’s Complacency Trap
Asia’s Faltering ‘Womenomics’
November 27, 2014
Asia’s Faltering ‘Womenomics’
The region has made little headway in achieving gender equality.
Asia’s Faltering ‘Womenomics’
East Asia’s Future: Extinction?
August 29, 2014
East Asia’s Future: Extinction?
Recent reports highlight the dire demographic outlook for the region.
East Asia’s Future: Extinction?
Interview: Naoyuki Yoshino
July 10, 2014
Interview: Naoyuki Yoshino
The Diplomat speaks with Dr. Naoyuki Yoshino on the future of Japan and East Asia’s economic growth.
Interview: Naoyuki Yoshino
Demographic Shifts and South Korea’s Conscript Shootings
June 26, 2014
Demographic Shifts and South Korea’s Conscript Shootings
South Korea’s population decline is the unspoken factor behind conscript shootings in the military.
Demographic Shifts and South Korea’s Conscript Shootings
Demographics, Technology and Defense in South Korea
February 22, 2014
Demographics, Technology and Defense in South Korea
Demographics pose a challenge to the ROK’s security. Fortunately, an answer may be at hand.
Demographics, Technology and Defense in South Korea
Asian Immigration Drives US Population Growth
June 15, 2013
Asian Immigration Drives US Population Growth
Asians were the fastest growing ethnic group in the US in 2012, with 60 percent of the growth due to immigration.
Asian Immigration Drives US Population Growth
Can Pakistan Avert Demographic Doom?
June 05, 2013
Can Pakistan Avert Demographic Doom?
While Sharif’s agenda will be filled with more immediate issues, a larger disaster is lurking.
Can Pakistan Avert Demographic Doom?
Poverty and Old Age in China
June 03, 2013
Poverty and Old Age in China
A new poll finds that nearly a quarter of people over the age of 60 in China live below the poverty line.
Poverty and Old Age in China
May 03, 2013
Asia's Rising Economic Star: The Philippines?
As the IMF cut its growth forecasts for China, Taiwan, India, and others one nation continues to impress.
Asia's Rising Economic Star: The Philippines?
The Promise and Peril of India’s Youth Bulge
March 10, 2013
The Promise and Peril of India’s Youth Bulge
“…in order to accommodate the 300 million people that will join India’s workforce between 2010 and 2040, India needs to create roughly 10 million jobs a year.”
The Promise and Peril of India’s Youth Bulge
How Demography Is Changing Japan
February 26, 2013
How Demography Is Changing Japan
“The increasingly inverted structure of Japan’s population pyramid, with fewer young people than old people, means that it will be very difficult to generate the tax revenues necessary to pay for the healthcare needs of the elderly. “
How Demography Is Changing Japan
China's People Problem
February 05, 2013
China's People Problem
China’s working age population is declining. So will the overall population by perhaps 2020. Is it time to end the old-child policy?
China's People Problem
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