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International Student Networks as Transnational Social Capital: Illustrations from Japan

April 2019

This paper examines how social isolation in a non-Anglophone context where English is not the main language of instruction for local students but is for international students, has unintended...

From Brain Drain to Brain Circulation and Linkage

February 2018

The development community has increased its focus on higher education over the past two decades, recognizing that education can contribute to building up a country’s capacity for participation in...

Challenges in the Process of China’s Urbanization

May 2017

The same institutions that enabled China’s massive urbanization and spurred its economic growth now require further reform and innovation.To address the issues facing the next phase of the nation’s...

Aid as Transnational Social Capital: Korea's Official Development Assistance in Higher Education

December 2016

In this paper, we explore a new framework for higher education official development assistance (ODA) with a focus on the transnational bridging benefits of social capital.

Policy Challenges from Demographic Change in China and India

July 2016

The world’s two most populous countries face numerous policy challenges from rapid demographic change.

Divergent Memories: Opinion Leaders and the Asia-Pacific War

July 2016

No nation is free from the charge that it has a less-than-complete view of the past.

Internationalizing Higher Education in Korea: Challenges and Opportunities in Comparative Perspective

June 2016

Student mobility in Asia has reached unprecedented levels.

School Districting and the Origins of Residential Land Price Inequality

June 2015

This paper examines how education policy generates residential sorting and changes residential land price inequality within a city.

Global Talent: Skilled Labor as Social Capital in Korea

March 2015

Global Talent seeks to examine the utility of skilled foreigners beyond their human capital value by focusing on their social capital potential, especially their role as transnational bridges...

Modes of Engagement: Muslim Minorities in Asia

June 2014

Of Asia’s 800 million Muslims, 215 million are minorities within their countries. These Muslim minorities have experienced a persistent decline in their socioeconomic and political status.

The Effect of Sleep Duration on Body Weight in Adolescents: Evidence from a Natural Experiment

February 2014

Despite a large number of observational studies consistently reporting the association between shorter sleep duration and higher body weight, causality has yet to be established at a population...

Textbooks and Patriotic Education: Wartime Memory Formation in China and Japan

December 2013

The treatment of the wartime period in Japan's history textbooks has long been a subject of debate and controversy, even a source of international tension.

The Roles of Gender and Education on the Intrahousehold Allocations of Remittances of Filipino Migrant Workers

July 2013

This paper shows that the individual’s bargaining power within the household, proxied by gender and educational attainment of household head, affects how remittances sent by Overseas Filipino...

Will Demographic Change Slow China's Rise?

June 2013

China's population of 1.34 billion is now 50 percent urban, over 13 percent above age 60, and with 118 boys born for every 100 girls.

Contracting with Private Providers for Primary Care Services: Evidence from Urban China

January 2013

Controversy surrounds the role of the private sector in health service delivery, including primary care and population health services.

Exposure to violence in relation to depressive symptoms among male and female adolescent students in Cambodia

July 2012

Purpose: In spite of the apparent increases in family and community violence, research into its effects on adolescent mental health has received limited attention in Cambodia.

Content Analysis of Primary and Secondary School Textbooks Regarding Malaria Control: A Multi-Country Study

May 2012

In tropical settings, malaria education at school is potentially useful, but textbook content related to malaria education has so far received little attention.

Children of China's Future

March 2012

As China's economy grows so does the prevalence of social inequality.

Global Implications of China's Challenges – Part I

January 2012

For the past two decades China has been a poster child of successful globalization, integrating with the world and in the process lifting millions of citizens out of poverty.

The Changing Governance of Higher Education in India

December 2011

In this paper, Martin Carnoy and Rafiq Dossani ask how the governance and objectives of Indian higher education have evolved, and whether changes in governance are consistent with changes in the...

History Textbooks and the Wars in Asia: Divided Memories

December 2011

Over the past fifteen years Northeast Asia has witnessed growing intraregional exchanges and interactions, especially in the realms of culture and economy.

Educational Disparities in Quality of Diabetes Care in a Universal Health Insurance System: Evidence from the 2005 Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

August 2011

Objective To investigate educational disparities in the care process and health outcomes among patients with diabetes in the context of South Korea's universal health insurance system.

Understanding the Expansion and Quality of Engineering Education in India (draft)

December 2010

This is a study of higher education and quality in one of the world's largestdeveloping economies: India.

The Effect of Coresidence with an Adult Child on Depressive Symptoms among Older Widowed Women in South Korea: An Instrumental Variable Estimation

November 2010

The objective of this paper is to estimate the causal effect of coresidence with an adult child on depressive symptoms among older widowed women in South Korea.

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Portrait of Gi-Wook Shin Gi-Wook Shin Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
Portrait of Yong Suk Lee Yong Suk Lee Center Fellow
Portrait of Kenji Kushida Kenji E. Kushida Research Scholar at APARC
Huma Shaikh Associate Director for Administration
Portrait of George Krompacky George Krompacky Publications Manager
Kristen Lee Executive Assistant to Professor Gi-Wook Shin