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Launch of Asian Demographic Research Institute (ADRI) and a new home for Asian MetaCentre

The Asian Demographic Research Institute (ADRI), a population research institute based at Shanghai University, was launched in July 2015. The core of the scientific foundation of the institute will be formal demography. Building on the methods of multi-dimensional demography, ADRI will study population dynamics by age, gender, education, rural/urban residence, household status, and health condition. These formal models cater for a wide range of policy relevant topics in population research and population-economy-environment interactions.

The new institute will also create a platform for regional collaboration in demographic research and training, through fostering research projects of common interest, holding annual Asian Population Fora, organizing demographic training workshops around the region, and hosting international visiting scholars. It has also reached a collaborative agreement with the principal investigators of the Asian MetaCentre for Population and Sustainable Development Analysis and will function as the new headquarter of the MetaCentre from 2016.

More information available here.

New Event
Shanghai Population Forum on Future Directions in Asian Population Research
Date : 10 - 12 October 2016
Venue: Asian Population Research Institute (ADRI), Shanghai University, Shanghai, China

Organised by Asian Population Research Institute (ADRI). More details available here.

Training Workshop on "Demographic Analysis with Applications to Aging Societies"
Date : 7-18 November 2016
Venue : College of Population Studies, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

Jointly organised by College of Population Studies, Chulalongkorn University in collaboration with International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis and Asia Research Institute, NUS.
More details are available here.

New Publications
Asian Demographic and Human Capital
Datasheet 2012
More details are available here.

CHAMPSEA Publications
New publications and findings from the CHAMPSEA study are now available. More details are available here.

Latest News

Asian MetaCentre High-Level Research Workshop
Two high-level Asian MetaCentre workshops on "The Impact of Education on Health in Vulnerable (Children and the Elderly) Populations" and "Demographic Analysis and Computer Application" were organised in February and March 2012. More details and reports are available here.

Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM)
The Ramphal Commission on Migration and Development played a significant role in highlighting the importance of migration to development issues at the recent Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) held in Perth, Australia, from 28 to 30 October 2011. Stemming from a consolidated report presented by the Commission, entitled People on the Move: Managing Migration in Today’s Commonwealth, Heads affirmed their commitment to "maximise the economic and social benefits of migration" and called for "stronger international cooperation to manage migration effectively" so as to enhance its development potential for sending and receiving countries, including migrants themselves.
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Laxenburg Declaration on Population and Sustainable Development
IIASA has recently launched the Laxenburg Declaration on its website. Please click on the following links for more information and to join as a signatory.
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Past Events

International Conference - "Transnational Labour Migration, Remittances and Changing Family Structures and Relations in Asia"

Date : 27-28 July 2010
Venue : Asia Research Institute, Singapore

Jointly organised by Asia Research Institute, NUS, and Asian MetaCentre's CHAMPSEA Project Team, Singapore
More details are available here.


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Collaborating Centres:

Asia Research Institute

College of Population Studies

International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis

National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health

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Wellcome Trust

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