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Workshop on Aging Population in Asian Countries and Its impact on Fiscal Sustainability

Workshop on Aging Population in Asian Countries and Its impact on Fiscal Sustainability

1. Objectives

Many Asian economies will face a rapidly aging population. Some will also confront low birth rates. They need to control government expenditures to maintain fiscal soundness. The workshop will (1) discuss past and current age-related social security systems in Japan and present lessons for other Asian countries, and (2) examine current age-related social security systems in other Asian countries and recommend policies.

2. Chair and Presenters

Chair : Naoyuki Yoshino, Dean of Asian Development Bank Institute(ADBI)

First meeting
Date: 11 November 2016, 14:00-16:00
Venue: The International Conference Room, Ministry of Finance

"Demographic Challenges to Japan’s Fiscal Policy"
  Hiroyuki Matsuoka, Director-General of the Administration and Research Department, PRI
  Presentation slides(PDF:670KB)PDF
 

"Declined Effectiveness of Fiscal and Monetary Policy faced with Aging Population in Japan"
  Naoyuki Yoshino, Dean of ADBI
  Hiroaki Miyamoto, Project Associate Professor, Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Tokyo
  Presentation slides(PDF:1397KB)PDF
 

"Fiscal Implications of Aging Population: Asian Countries"
  Seung Hyun (Luke) Hong, Group Head, ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office
  Presentation slides(PDF:1523KB)PDF

Second meeting
Date: 13 January 2017, 14:00-16:00
Venue: ADBI Conference Room

 

" Convergence of Life Expectancy and Living Standards in the World "
  Kenichi Ueda, Associate professor, Faculty of Economics, The University of Tokyo
  Presentation slides(PDF:271KB)PDF
 



" Japanese Government Bonds and Aging "
  Junko Koeda, Associate Professor, School of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University
  Presentation slides(PDF:834KB)PDF
 



" Sovereign Debt Restructurings, Debt Overhang, and Aging "
  Tamon Asonuma, Economist, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Research Department
  Presentation slides(PDF:1876KB)PDF
 

Kenichi Ueda, Associate professor, Faculty of Economics, The University of Tokyo
Junko Koeda, Associate Professor, School of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University
Tamon Asonuma, Economist, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Research Department
Second meeting

Third meeting
Date: 28 March 2017, 14:00-16:00
Venue: ADBI Conference Room

 

" Redistribution in an Aging Society"
  Hideki Konishi, professor, Faculty of Political Science and Economies, Waseda University
  Presentation slides(PDF:135KB)PDF
 



" Aging Population and Social Insurance Schemes in Viet Nam"
  Vu Quoc Huy, Head of Department, Viet Nam Academy of Social Sciences
  Presentation slides(PDF:1599KB)PDF
 



" Demographic change and social security policy responses -the case of Japan- "
  Reiko Hayashi, Director, Department of International Research and Cooperation
  National Institute of Population and Social Security Research
  Presentation slides(PDF:949KB)PDF
 

Hideki Konishi, professor, Faculty of Political Science and Economies, Waseda University
Vu Quoc Huy, Head of Department, Viet Nam Academy of Social Sciences
Reiko Hayashi, Director, Department of International Research and Cooperation National Institute of Population and Social Security
Second meeting

 

 

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