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Population Ageing: Challenges, Opportunities, and Institutions

Feng Wang and Andrew Mason

in Transition and Challenge: China's Population at the Beginning of the 21st Century

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199299294
eISBN:
9780191715082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299294.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the major consequences, especially economic consequences, of population ageing. It shows that population ageing not only opens a demographic window for economic development by ... More


The Social Consequences of Demographic Change in India

Patricia Jeffery

in China–India: Pathways of Economic and Social Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265673
eISBN:
9780191771903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265673.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Since the mid-1960s, India has experienced several notable shifts in its population dynamics that will have social implications for decades to come. This paper first sketches some of the central ... More


The Demographic Transition and Economic Growth in the Pacific Rim

Andrew Mason, Ronald Lee, and Sang-Hyop Lee

in The Economic Consequences of Demographic Change in East Asia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386850
eISBN:
9780226386881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226386881.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter provides an overview of the common patterns of demographic transition in the major countries of East Asia. The chapter shows dramatic change in support ratios between 2008 and 2050. The ... More


The Social Consequences of Demographic Change in China

Delia Davin

in China–India: Pathways of Economic and Social Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265673
eISBN:
9780191771903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265673.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

China, like India, has experienced rapid demographic change in recent decades. Combined with the dramatic economic growth which started with the introduction of market-orientated economic reforms ... More


Prospects for the Future

Khalid Malik

in Why Has China Grown So Fast For So Long?

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198078838
eISBN:
9780199081646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198078838.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

China has outwitted the other East Asian economies in terms of sustained high growth rates. This chapter looks into the question of whether China would continue to defy the laws of economic gravity ... More


The Young and the Restless: Frontier’s Favorable Demographics

Marko Dimitrijević and Timothy Mistele

in Frontier Investor: How to Prosper in the Next Emerging Markets

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231170444
eISBN:
9780231542357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170444.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

Highlights frontier markets’ favorable demographics—large, young populations—and the one-time demographic dividend of modernization.


Rapid Urbanization and Population Changes in Dhaka City: The Demographic Dividend

Rita Afsar and Mahabub Hossain

in Dhaka's Changing Landscape: Prospects for Economic Development, Social Change, and Shared Prosperity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190121112
eISBN:
9780190991258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190121112.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Chapter 2 provides a brief overview of Dhaka’s demographic transition. It compares Dhaka with other mega cities across the world to understand its current challenges and potential to achieve ... More


India's Skills Challenge: Reforming Vocational Education and Training to Harness the Demographic Dividend

Santosh Mehrotra (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199452774
eISBN:
9780199084555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199452774.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

India’s demographic profile is changing: a sizeable and growing proportion of its total population is in the working age group, which is a window of opportunity for the country. However, the numbers ... More


Population Aging and Economic Growth in Asia

David E. Bloom, David Canning, and Jocelyn E. Finlay

in The Economic Consequences of Demographic Change in East Asia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386850
eISBN:
9780226386881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226386881.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter focuses on the shifting age structure in Asia. The chapter examines how much effect aging would have on economic growth in the process of dissolving the first demographic dividend. ... More


Southeast Asia: Thriving in the Shadow of Giants

Vikram Nehru

in China, The United States, and the Future of Southeast Asia: U.S.-China Relations, Volume II

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479866304
eISBN:
9781479826308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479866304.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Southeast Asia has achieved impressive economic performance over the years, which positions it well for future economic and social progress. The two largest economies in the world—the United States ... More


From Anxiety to Unconcern on Population: c.1971 to c.2016

Tim Dyson

in A Population History of India: From the First Modern People to the Present Day

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198829058
eISBN:
9780191867484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829058.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Economic History

India experienced substantial mortality decline in the decades after 1971. By 2016 life expectation probably averaged about 68 years. However, much of the mortality decline resulted from narrow ... More


What challenges are demographic transition bringing to China’s growth?

Fang Cai

in The Oxford Companion to the Economics of China

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199678204
eISBN:
9780191788635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678204.003.0062
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

China’s unprecedented economic growth since the late 1970s can be recognized as a typical dual economic development hypothesized by Arthur Lewis (1954), during which process mass numbers of labourers ... More


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