11 October 2019 - 12 October 2019
Shanghai, China

Population dynamics across Asia

IIASA scientists from the World Population Program will present latest research at the second Asian Population Forum at Shanghai University.

Nanjing East road in Shanghai, China © Luriya Chinwan | Shutterstock

Nanjing East road in Shanghai, China © Luriya Chinwan | Shutterstock

The Asian Population Forum is one of the main platforms of the Asian MetaCentre for Population and Sustainable Development Analysis to exchange research ideas and experiences of its collaborating institutes in comparative analysis of population dynamics across Asia. Organized by the Asian Demographic Research Institute (ADRI) at Shanghai University, the headquarter of the Asian MetaCentre since 2015, the conference will be held between 11-12 October in Shanghai, China. The main purpose of the second Asian Population Forum is to get together collaborators from the collaborating institutes of the Asian MetaCentre to present research findings and progress reports of the major research themes defined at the first Asian Population Forum.  

Researchers from the World Population Program (POP) will present current studies at this conference. For more information please visit the event website.

IIASA contributions at the 2nd Asian Population Forum

Friday, Oct. 11, 2019

9-9.30AM, Opening: Welcome Remarks and Introduction

1.30-3.10PM, Application of demographic dynamics and human capital models in
development analysis

  • Chair: Samir KC
  • Speaker: Moradhvaj, co-authors: Wolfgang Lutz, Nandita Saikia, Erich Striessnig and Samir KC, presentation title: Education or economic status? Comparing their relative effect on prime-age adult mortality in India using longitudinal survey data

3.20-5PM, Priorities for international migration research in Asia: sponsored by IUSSP Scientific Panel on International Migration: Strengthening the Knowledge Base for Policy

  • Speaker: Raya Muttarak, presentation title: Environment and Migration in Asia (4.40-5PM)

Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019

10.30-11.30AM, Patterns and trends of internal migration and urbanization in countries of Asia

  • Speaker: Chen Chen, co-authors Guy Abel and Zhen Li, presentation title: Changing
    patterns and determinants of inter‐prefectural migration in China: 1995‐2015 (11.10-11.30AM)

1.30-2.50PM, Methods and Issues in developing sub‐national population and human capital projection models

  • Chair: Wolfgang Lutz
  • Speaker: Samir KC, presentation title: MSDem: A multi‐dimensional population and human capital model
  • Speaker: Guillaume Marois, presentation title: Sub‐national Population Projection in Niger

3.30-5PM, Closing and Discussion for Collaboration under Asian MetaCentre for Population and Sustainable Development Analysis

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