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Enhancing South Korea's Security: The U.S. Alliance and Beyond

March 19, 2009

Two decades ago, South Korea appeared on the path to greatly increased security. The Cold War was ending, fundamentally improving South Korea’s regional security environment.

Fast Forward: Uncertainties, Risks and Opportunities of Rapid Aging in China, Japan, and Korea

February 27, 2009

An innovative, invitation-only scenario planning exercise designed to develop a broader understanding of how population aging could affect the social, cultural, economic, and security futures of...

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

February 25, 2009

This conference will explore the impact of rapid aging on economic growth, labor markets, social insurance financing, long term care, and health care in China, Japan, and Korea.

Health Care System and Policy in Korea: Politics and Democratization

February 20, 2009

Korea introduced three major health-care reforms: in financing (1999), pharmaceuticals (2000), and provider payment (2001).

Gender, Aging, and Health in China

November 20, 2008

Part three of the colloquium series on "The Implications of Demographic Change in China," co-sponsored by the Stanford China Program and the Asian Health Policy Program.

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...

Finding a Better Fable: After 10 Years of Sunshine Policy

May 23, 2008

"Sunshine" policy, named after one of Aesop's fables, has been the catch phrase of South Korea's appeasement policy toward North Korea to stimulate and restructure the already collapsed North...

Informal Care for the Elderly in South Korea and the Impact on Caregivers' Labor Force Participation

May 8, 2008

Rapid population aging in many Asian countries poses an increased burden of care for elderly people with disabilities.

2008 Year Ahead Part I: Japanese Society and Culture

February 7, 2008

Where is Japanese society and culture headed in the New Year? What social trends may shape Japan's future?

Economic Consequences of Population Aging in Asia

November 29, 2007

Inaugural Lecture of the Comparative Health Policy Program Colloquium Series on Demographic Change in Asia

Breakdown of Monoethnic Society in South Korea: The Influx of Foreign Laborers and the Aging of the Population

October 13, 2006

One aspect of globalization that is receiving increasing scholarly attention is international migration, especially the transnational migration of workers.

Land Management Reform in Asia: From the National to the Sub-national

April 9, 2002

Lin Shu-ya will discuss the Taiwanese government's reserved land policy that is aimed at aiding indigenous people to be self-sufficient and integrate into mainstream society.

Japan's New Public Insurance Program: Does it Make Sense as Social Policy?

February 28, 2002

Professor Campbell will discuss Japan's new public, mandatory, long-term care insurance program: does it make sense as social policy? As economic policy?