Yumiko Murakami and Jeffrey Bohn discuss Japanification in the final episode of The Ageing Effect series. Low birthrates and ageing populations cause low growth and economic hardship – is this true? And how can we combat this?
What are the drivers of mortality rates in old age and how will they develop over the next 20 years? Is there an upper limit to life expectancy or will we see further increases? Featuring Nir Barzilai and Swiss Re's John Schoonbee.
Ageing populations spell disaster for developed and developing economies alike, especially since society has to fund them. What kind of challenges do China's and the UK's pension systems face in a comparative perspective?
Private diplomate Michael Vatikiotis talks about the role of private diplomatic organization in peace processes, the current decoupling of the U.S. and China, and how Covid-19 affected ongoing negotiations.
In this Oxford Debate, experts from European think tanks debate about whether Europe will choose the U.S. over China. Participants include Ivana Karásková, Andrew Small, Alicja Bachulska, and Plamen Tonchev.
Dr. Simona Grano elaborates on the evolution of Taiwan’s identity, how today’s situation came to be and pinpoints the dynamics of identity politics that have shaped Taiwanese identity since the end of the second world war.