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Asian Economic Policy Review (Vol. 4 Issue 1)

Demographic Change and Asian Dynamics

2009-06/19, Published

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About AEPR
Japan Center for Economic Research (JCER) launched an English journal entitled Asian Economic Policy Review (AEPR) in June 2006. The journal is published twice a year through John Wiley & Sons. Visit the journal website for more information.

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Summary of this issue

 An assessment of the impact of demographic change in Asia, including long-term predictions looking ahead to 2050 and approaching the issues from the perspectives of economic growth, asset markets, social security, and social politics.

Articles of this issue

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Editors’ Overview
 Takatoshi ITO (University of Tokyo)
 Akira KOJIMA (Japan Center for Economic Research)
 Colin MCKENZIE (Keio University)
 Shujiro URATA (Waseda University)

Long‐term Forecast of the Demographic Transition in Japan and Asia
 Takao KOMINE (Hosei University)
 Shigesaburo KABE (Japan Center for Economic Research)

Demographic Change and Economic Growth in Asia
 David E. BLOOM (Harvard School of Public Health)
 Jocelyn E. FINLAY (Harvard School of Public Health)

Aging, Asset Markets, and Asset Returns: A View From Europe to Asia
 Axel BÖRSCH‐SUPAN (University of Mannheim and National Bureau of Economic Research)
 Alexander LUDWIG (University of Mannheim and National Bureau of Economic Research)

How to Make the Japanese Public Pension System Reliable and Workable
 Noriyuki TAKAYAMA (Hitotsubashi University)
 Yukinobu KITAMURA (Hitotsubashi University)

Ultrasonography and Sex Ratios in China
 Hongbin LI (Tsinghua University)
 Hui ZHENG (University of California, Berkeley)

Demographic Change and Asian Dynamics: Social and Political Implications
 Takashi INOGUCHI (University of Niigata Prefecture)

Takatoshi Ito: Professor, University of Tokyo
Akira Kojima: Chairman, Japan Center for Economic Research
Shujiro Urata: Professor, Waseda University

Managing Editor
Colin McKenzie: Professor, Keio University and Sciences Po

Associate Editors
Mohamed Ariff (Malaysia): Distinguished Fellow, Malaysian Institute of Economic Research
Siow Yue Chia (Singapore): Senior Research Fellow, Singapore Institute of International Affairs
Mitsuhiro Fukao (Japan): President, Japan Center for Economic Research
Hal Hill (Australia): Professor, Australian National University
Jong-Wha Lee (Korea): Chief Economist, Asian Development Bank
Marcus Noland (USA): Deputy Director and Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Tadashi Shiraishi (Japan): Visiting Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies
Hadi Soesastro (Indonesia): Senior Fellow, Centre for Strategic and International Studies
Chalongphob Sussangkarn (Thailand): Distinguished Fellow, Thailand Development Research Institute
Akihiko Tanaka (Japan): Managing Director, Executive Vice President, University of Tokyo
Yongding Yu (China): Senior Fellow, Institute of World Economics and Politics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences