Link to the article pdf here In the Fall 2016 issue of the Georgetown Journal of Asian Affairs, I have a brief comment on how Japan's population aging hasn't slowed down their national security ambitions as much as you might think.
I have a new article out in the Spring 2012 issue of Orbis journal. Here's the abstract: Demography provides a framework for analyzing the effect of population on national security and a tool to assess how demographic trends in the developing world will influence conflict over the next twenty years. Population is connected to national… Continue reading Demography and instability in the developing world
I have a chapter in the excellent new edited book, Political Demography: Identity, Institutions, and Conflict. In it I argue that the absence of a theoretical framework within which to structure discussion of population aging has led scholars to underestimate the role of the state in mediating the effects of population. There are plentiful descriptions… Continue reading Is population aging really so bad?