February 22, 2014
Demographics, Technology and Defense in South Korea
By Andrew Kwon
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.
June 05, 2013
Can Pakistan Avert Demographic Doom?
By Michael Kugelman
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.
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.
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.”
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. “
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?
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.
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?
January 15, 2013
Asia's Public and Private Gender Gap
Women only occupy a small percentage of high-profile government and boardroom posts.
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.