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  • Robey, Bryant (Honolulu: East-West Center, 1991)
  • Robey, Bryant (Honolulu: East-West Center, 1989)
  • Westley, Sidney B.; Lee, Sang-Hyop; Mason, Andrew (Honolulu: East-West Center, 2000)
    Effective strategies that foster economic security for the elderly should include, as a priority, policies that increase labor market flexibility and remove barriers faced by older workers. The elimination of gender ...
  • Lee, Sang-Hyop; Mason, Andrew (Honolulu: East-West Center, 2000)
    All across Asia, populations age 65 and above are expected to grow rapidly over the next 50 years, both in terms of absolute numbers and as a proportion of Asian populations as a whole. Within the elderly population, the ...
  • Mishra, Vinod K. (Honolulu: East-West Center, 2002)
    Population growth and economic development contribute to many environmental problems in Asia. These include pressure on land, habitat destruction and loss of biodiversity, water scarcity and water pollution, air pollution, ...
  • La Croix, Sumner J.; Mason, Andrew; Abe, Shigeyuki (Honolulu: East-West Center, 2003)
    Globalization has both direct and indirect effects on population. Certainly the movement of people around the world has accelerated the spread of diseases such as HIV/AIDS and SARS. More importantly, however, the global ...
  • Mason, Andrew (Honolulu: East-West Center, 1997)
    Have slower rates of population growth accelerated economic development in East and Southeast Asia? An international study of six economies in the region points to three important ways in which a decline in childbearing ...
  • Greenspan, Allison (Honolulu: East-West Center, 1992)
  • Robey, Bryant (Honolulu: East-West Center, 1987)
  • Greenspan, Allison (Honolulu: East-West Center, 1993)
  • Westley, Sidney B. (Honolulu: East-West Center, 2002)
    Over the past 50 years, there has been a fundamental shift in population dynamics in Asia. Fueled by economic growth and the diffusion of new ideas and health and family planning technologies, both mortality and fertility ...
  • Xenos, Peter (Honolulu: East-West Center, 1997)
    According to the 1994 Young Adult Fertility and Sexuality Study (YAFS-II), most of the sexual activity reported by young people in the Philippines takes place within the context of a committed relationship. Such relationships ...
  • Choe, Minja Kim; Thapa, Shyam; Achmad, Sulistinah Irawati (Honolulu: East-West Center, 2001)
    Recent surveys show that nearly three-quarters of rural women in Nepal and more than half of rural women in Indonesia marry while still in their teens. In both countries, four out of 10 rural women have a child before they ...
  • Brown, Tim (Honolulu: East-West Center, 2004)
    The HIV epidemic varies widely across Asia. Cambodia, Myanmar, and Thailand have the highest prevalence levels in the region-at around 2 percent of the adult population-followed closely by India. By contrast, Bangladesh, ...
  • Westley, Sidney B. (Honolulu: East-West Center, 1999)
    Over the past 15 years, Thailand has experienced the worst HIV/AIDS epidemic in Asia. A strong society-wide response has substantially reduced the number of new HIV infections and has mobilized a wide range of resources ...
  • Westley, Sidney B. (Honolulu: East-West Center, 1996)
    In 1993, The United States and Japan launched the Common Agenda for Cooperation in Global Perspective. The goal is to apply the combined resources of the world's two largest economies to programs in five areas of global ...
  • Westley, Sidney B. (Honolulu: East-West Center, 1998)
    A trend toward late marriage has brought birth rates in Japan and South Korea to unprecedented low levels. In recent surveys, young people in these countries have expressed more negative attitudes about marriage than young ...
  • Westley, Sidney B.; Kantner, Andrew (Honolulu: East-West Center, 1996)
    With the release of information from the 1993 National Demographic Survey (NDS) and the 1993 Safe Motherhood Survey (SMS), researchers in the Philippines can now develop extensive profiles of the frequency, duration, and ...
  • Robey, Bryant (Honolulu:East-West Center, 1988)
  • Westley, Sidney B.; Mason, Andrew (Honolulu: East-West Center, 1997)
    As gender differences in economic activity have diminished, Asian women have played an increasingly important role in economic growth. An international study of six East and Southeast Asian economies sheds light on women's ...
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