11 July 2018 - 14 July 2018
Shanghai, China

Asian Population Association Conference 2018

IIASA scientists from the World Population Program will present latest research at this regional population meeting.

Shanghai at night, China © ESB Professional | Shutterstock

Shanghai at night, China © ESB Professional | Shutterstock

The Asian Population Association (APA) Conference has become a major international event drawing over 1,600 participants from over 50 countries around the globe. The Conference is held every three years, providing opportunities for experts and students to share and discuss their scientific study of population issues. The fourth APA International Conference will be held this year between 11-14 July in Shanghai, China. 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 (POP) will present current studies at this conference. POP Program Director Wolfgang Lutz is invited keynote speaker at this conference. In his presentation he will argue that the Asian century will be based on human capital. 

For more information to the conference, please visit the APA website.

Full list of IIASA contributions at the APA

Thursday, July 12th 2018

Session: Gender difference, 8:30-9:45AM, Location: Room II

Session: Population projection and demographic dividend, 9:45-11AM, Location: Room VI

Poster Session I, 9:45AM-12:30PM

Session: Differential in migration, 11:15AM-12:30PM, Location: Room III

Session: Migration data and technique, 11:15AM-12:30PM, Location: Room V

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Wolfgang Lutz

Program Director

World Population

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Sergei Scherbov

Deputy Program Director

World Population

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Research at the World Population Program

Demographic Data sheets


Potančoková M, Jurasszovich S, & Goujon A (2018). Consequences of International Migration on the Size and Composition of Religious Groups in Austria. Journal of International Migration and Integration 19 (4): 905-924. DOI:10.1007/s12134-018-0575-z.

Yugbaré Belemsaga D, Goujon A, Bado A, Kouanda S, Duysburgh E, Temmerman M, & Degomme O (2018). Integration of postpartum care into child health and immunization services in Burkina Faso: findings from a cross-sectional study. Reproductive Health 15 (1) DOI:10.1186/s12978-018-0602-8.

Arpino B, Bordone V, & Scherbov S (2018). Smoking, education and the ability to predict own survival probabilities. Advances in Life Course Research 37: 23-30. DOI:10.1016/j.alcr.2018.06.001.

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