19 June 2017 - 23 June 2017
IIASA in collaboration with the Asian Demographic Research Institute (ADRI) and the Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global Human Capital (IIASA, VID/ÖAW, WU) is hosting the first Asian Summer School on how demographic trends and improving educational attainment impact on economic growth around the Asia region. This will also include discussions about the so-called first and second Demographic Dividends and on the role of human capital as a determinant of economic development. Leading international scholars from the US, Europe and Asia will give lectures providing overviews of the state of knowledge in these fields.
Participants in the summer school will typically be PhD students and post-docs. Applications will be considered from around the world. Acceptance is highly competitive. The number of participants is limited to 20. All accepted participants will receive bursaries for travel and living expenses in Shanghai. There is no tuition charge.
How to apply
Summer School on "Demography, Human Capital and Economic Growth"
Dates: 19-23 June 2017
Location: Asian Demographic Research Institute (ADRI), Shanghai University
Application deadline: 24 March 2017
Last edited: 07 March 2018
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