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
Japan's Demographic Disaster
February 03, 2013
Japan's Demographic Disaster
Japan is faced with an unprecedented population challenge that will have social, economic, and political consequences for years to come.
Japan's Demographic Disaster
Japan's Economic Stimulus Plan
January 17, 2013
Japan's Economic Stimulus Plan
Abe has moved quickly in passing measures to grow Japan’s economy. Can he turn things around?
Japan's Economic Stimulus Plan
Asia's Public and Private Gender Gap
January 15, 2013
Asia's Public and Private Gender Gap
Women only occupy a small percentage of high-profile government and boardroom posts.
Asia's Public and Private Gender Gap
What Happens When China Goes
January 14, 2013
What Happens When China Goes "Gray"?
Developed economies are beginning to struggle with aging populations and more retirees. China may soon join them.
What Happens When China Goes "Gray"?
South Korea’s Presidential Election: Formula for Victory
December 19, 2012
South Korea’s Presidential Election: Formula for Victory
South Korea’s Presidential Election on Wednesday will turn on three factors, says Scott A. Snyder: which side unifies its base, demographics, and voter turnout.
South Korea’s Presidential Election: Formula for Victory
The Pointless Debate Over Japan's Decline
December 01, 2012
The Pointless Debate Over Japan's Decline
Talk of Japanese decline sheds little light on the strengths and weaknesses of the country– or how its problems can be solved.
The Pointless Debate Over Japan's Decline
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