ADRI/IIASA summer school “Demography, Human Capital and Economic Growth”

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June 19-23, 2017 at ADRI (Shanghai University)

ADRI in collaboration with IIASA and the Wittgenstein Centre host the first Asian summer school on how demographic trends and improving educational attainment impact on economic growth around Asia. The summer school also includes 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 in Asia (Samir KC) and Europe (Jesus Crespo Cuaresma and Bernard Hammer) gave lectures providing overviews of the state of knowledge in these fields.