Asian Family in Transition 2015 Conference

Inaugural Conference of the Asian Family in Transition Initiative

The Asian Family in Transition Conference 2015 was held in Hong Kong on March 26th, 2015.

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Opening Remarks
James J. Heckman, The University of Chicago

The Chinese Family in Transition
Junsen Zhang, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Broad Overview of Intergenerational Mobility of Chinese Families
Cyrus Chu, Academia Sinica

Changing Family Structure in Rural Areas and Associations with Health, Nutrition and Education Outcomes
Scott Rozelle, Stanford University

Sean Sylvia, Renmin University of China

Marriage and Cohabitation in Contemporary China
Yu Xie, University of Michigan

Causes and Consequences of Rising Divorce and Cross Border Remarriages in Hong Kong 1976-2011
Richard Wong, University of Hong Kong

Employment, Demographic Change and Well-Being: Avoiding Poverty Among the Elderly in Aging East Asia
John Giles, World Bank

Economics of the Family
Yoram Weiss, Tel-Aviv University