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Scholarly Publications

Aging Asia: The Economic and Social Implications of Rapid Demographic Change in China, Japan, and South Korea

December 2010

In the past fifty years, two factors have led to global population aging: a decline in fertility to levels close to—or even below—replacement and a decline in mortality that has increased world...


China faces its future of urbanization

May 2017

China’s growth in cities has been unprecedented over the past decade, and the urbanization policies the government put in place, while achieving notable successes, continue to face systemic...

Xi'an summit explores China in transition

April 2016

More than fifty experts met in Xi’an, China, for an international academic conference on demographic change and social development last week.


How Censorship in China Allows Government Criticism but Silences Collective Expression

June 6, 2012

We offer the first large scale, multiple source analysis of the outcome of what may be the most extensive effort to selectively censor human expression ever implemented.

China and India: Demographic and Economic Transformations in Progress

October 16, 2008

This colloquium will highlight the most important demographic, social, and economic trends happening in China and India today, will compare and contrast the current situations and future prospects...

Sex-ratio Imbalance and Gender Studies in China

October 2, 2008

The first in a series entitled "The Implications of Demographic Change in China," this colloquium features Professor Feldman speaking to us about his research program on demographic issues and...


Karen Eggleston Senior Fellow