27 July 2015 - 30 July 2015
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Since 2010 Asian Population Association (APA) organizes meetings for demographers and experts in the field of population and related issues to raise awareness of the diversity in the region among scholars from different Asian countries, and to facilitate the building of collaborations among these scholars. The third Asian Population Association (APA) International Conference will be held this year between 27-30 July in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The aim is to promote research, share knowledge, develop the capacity of population institutions in the region, and engage in advocacy and policy dialogue to advance the development agenda in the region. Researchers from the World Population Program will present current studies at this conference.
Nadia Steiber will present latest research results on measures based on cognitive abilities that she developed in collaboration with Sergei Scherbov and Valeria Bordone at this meeting. The title of the presentation is "Smarter Every Day: The Deceleration of Population Aging in Terms of Cognition".
Dr Steiber is research scholar at the World Population Program at IIASA, working with Sergei Scherbov and colleagues in the Reassessing Ageing from a Population Perspective (Re-Ageing) project. Among other things, the Reassessing Ageing from a Population Perspective (Re-Ageing) project team at IIASA ascertains the extent to which advanced societies are actually aging in multiple dimensions, including health, cognitive abilities, and longevity. Dr Steiber's research focus lies on cognitive aging, retirement behavior, life course, and women’s employment.
For more information to the conference, please visit the APA website.
Tuesday 28 July 2015
Session 33884: Cause of Death And Differential Mortality - 15.35 - 16.55
Differential mortality patterns from hydro-meteorological disasters:Evidence from vital records of cause of death data by sex and age • Emilio Zagheni, Raya Muttarak, Erich Striessnig
Wednesday 29 July 2015
Session 33836: Fertility Intention, Norms and Policy Intervention - 08.30 - 09.50
Like mother, like daughter and also like mother-in-law? • Abhishek Kumar, Raya Muttarak, Valeria Bordone
Session 33886: Transition of Age Structure - 15.35 - 16.55
Smarter Every Day: The Deceleration of Population Aging in Terms of Cognition • Valeria Bordone, Sergei Scherbov, Nadia Steiber
Ageing and human capital: A comparative analysis of Asian and European countries with the United States • Nadia Steiber, Simone Ghislandi, Martin Kohli
Thursday 30 July 2015
Session 33894: Vulnerability to Climate Change and Environment - 09.00 - 10.10
Who is concerned and does something about climate change? Gender and education divide among Thais • Raya Muttarak, Thanyaporn Chankrajang
P2-26: 28 July 2015, 12.00-12.30
Educational Attainment, Marital Status and Parity: A New Method for Reconstructing and Projecting Cohort Trends • Leontine Alkema, Khue Dung Dang Doan, Bilal Barakat
P2-69: 29 July 2015, 10.00-10.30
The Role of Husband, Mother-in-law and Social Networks on Fertility in Rural India • Praveen Kumar Pathak, Raya Muttarak, Valeria Bordone, Faujdar Ram
P3-18: 28 July 2015, 10.00-10.30
The (increasingly) Long Road to School in Rural China: Impacts of Education Network Consolidation on School Travel in Xinfeng County • Dan Zhao, Bilal Barakat
P8-02: 29 July 2015, 12.00-12.30
A Tale of Disaster Experience in Two Countries: Demographic Differentials in Disaster Preparedness in the Philippines and Thailand • Roman Hoffmann, Raya Muttarak, Simone Ghislandi
P8-43: 29 July 2015, 12.00-12.30
The Neglected Role of Education in Happiness Research • Erich Striessnig
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