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Walter H. Shorenstein Asia–Pacific Research Center (Shorenstein APARC)
Founded in 1983, Shorenstein APARC addresses critical issues affecting the countries of Asia, their regional and global affairs, and U.S.–Asia relations. As Stanford University’s hub for the interdisciplinary study of contemporary Asia, it produces policy-relevant research and provides education and training to students, scholars, and practitioners. It also strengthens dialogue and cooperation between counterparts in the Asia–Pacific and the United States.
Gender-targeted strategies are needed to improve health care for women under India’s universal medical insurance program.
Demographic changes, such as population aging in East Asia, will affect productivity and competitiveness and shape how innovation is created.
A study from India shows low- and middle-income countries must improve economic evaluations of health interventions to reduce chronic disease burden.
In the People’s Republic of China, reducing the risk of illness-induced poverty entails raising the poor’s financial protection and health system reforms.
The pandemic worsened disparities in chronic disease management among vulnerable groups, exerting adverse psychosocial and economic effects.
A new book identifies ways to stimulate Asian economic growth through a shift from traditional industrial policies to indigenous innovation.
Successful adaptation to older population age structures requires a policy focus on measuring and improving the social value of medical care.
In the People’s Republic of China, a study shows pension income in rural areas improves economic independence and health of older people.
Research shows university entrepreneurship programs positively impact startup performance but may not increase overall entrepreneurship rates.