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Can Asia Escape the Malthusian Trap?
December 15, 2017

Can Asia Escape the Malthusian Trap?

By David Vallance
The region’s governments need to think seriously about developmental and demographic issues as part of their grand strategies.

Why Pakistan's Long-Awaited National Census Matters
March 06, 2017

Why Pakistan's Long-Awaited National Census Matters

By Umair Jamal
Pakistan has had to wait nearly 20 years for a national census.
Is India Considering Allowing Sex-Tests for Fetuses to Counter Sex-Selective Abortions?
February 04, 2016

Is India Considering Allowing Sex-Tests for Fetuses to Counter Sex-Selective Abortions?

By Akhilesh Pillalamarri
Could a proposal to flip India's ban on testing the sex of fetuses help counter sex-selective abortions?

Could Migrants Rescue Aging Asia?
November 11, 2015

Could Migrants Rescue Aging Asia?

By Anthony Fensom
Europe is accepting millions. Will Asia's shrinking powers ever follow suit?

Urbanization and Migration in Developing Asia
September 11, 2015

Urbanization and Migration in Developing Asia

By Asit K. Biswas and Cecilia Tortajada
Urbanization is a complex challenge, with implications that are difficult to forecast.

Central Asia: Neither Forever Young Nor Getting Much Older
June 17, 2015

Central Asia: Neither Forever Young Nor Getting Much Older

By Catherine Putz
The median age is about 25 in Central Asia, but those who set policies are decidedly older and less reform-inclined.

Asia’s Complacency Trap
June 04, 2015

Asia’s Complacency Trap

By Anthony Fensom
Advanced economies are threatened by a “high income trap.”
Asia’s Faltering ‘Womenomics’
November 27, 2014

Asia’s Faltering ‘Womenomics’

By Anthony Fensom
The region has made little headway in achieving gender equality.

East Asia’s Future: Extinction?
August 29, 2014

East Asia’s Future: Extinction?

By Anthony Fensom
Recent reports highlight the dire demographic outlook for the region.

Interview: Naoyuki Yoshino
July 10, 2014

Interview: Naoyuki Yoshino

By Clint Richards
The Diplomat speaks with Dr. Naoyuki Yoshino on the future of Japan and East Asia’s economic growth.

Demographic Shifts and South Korea’s Conscript Shootings
June 26, 2014

Demographic Shifts and South Korea’s Conscript Shootings

By Yong Kwon
South Korea’s population decline is the unspoken factor behind conscript shootings in the military.
Demographics, Technology and Defense in South Korea
February 22, 2014

Demographics, Technology and Defense in South Korea

By Andrew Kwon
Demographics pose a challenge to the ROK’s security. Fortunately, an answer may be at hand.

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