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Population aging in the Asia-Pacific region

Population aging is one of the most global and significant trends in the 21st century. Although each society has different social and economic backgrounds that have resulted in demographic transformation, the older population is growing rapidly in general due to declining fertility rates and rising life expectancy. The Asia-Pacific region is where we witness the most rapid population aging. Because of the region’s population size and its rapid economic transformation, many scholars have conducted research on the Asia-Pacific region’s ongoing demographic shift and its future.

What you need to know about bi-lateral partnerships

The impact of Stanford research is global and our faculty collaborate with researchers from all over the world. While it is common for Stanford researchers to take overseas trips to work in the field, it is typically less common for their in-country partners to come to Stanford. This is especially true when research is taking place in a low-resourced setting and funding is an obstacle.

What's the secret sauce to start-ups in China?

From humble beginnings known for its fruit orchards, Silicon Valley has transformed into the heartland of entrepreneurship and innovation in the United States. Each year hundreds of budding entrepreneurs from all over the world descend on Silicon Valley in search of the secret sauce. What makes this environment ripe for creativity and innovation? Can the environment be replicated in another country?

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