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Andrew Mason

ANDREW MASON



Professor, Department of Economics, University of Hawaii
Senior Fellow, East West Center
Saunders Hall, Room 515C, 2424 Maile Way
Honolulu, Hawaii 96822 U.S.A.
Telephone: (808) 956-8118 or 944-7455
Facsimile: (808) 956-4347
Email: amason@hawaii.edu

Curriculum Vitae Big Hr

Research Interests

Population economics, macroeconomics, economic growth, intergenerational transfers Big Hr

Affiliations

Co-Director, National Transfer Accounts Project
Associate Editor, The Jounral of the Economics of Ageing
Associate Editor, Journal of Demographic Economics
Associate Faculty, Public Policy Center
Member, Center for the Economics and Demography of Aging, University of California-Berkeley
Treasurer, Association of National Census and Statistics Directors of America, Asia, and the Pacific Big Hr

Recent Books and Monographs

Recent Articles and Book Chapters

  • Andrew Mason and Ronald Lee 2013 "Labor and consumption across the lifecycle" The Journal of the Economics of Aging 1-2 pp 16-27.
  • Andrew Mason and Sang-Hyop Lee, 2012 "Population, Wealth, and Economic Growth in the Asia-Pacific Region" in Park, Donghyun, Sang-Hyop Lee and Andrew Mason (Eds) Aging, Economic Growth, and Old-age Security in Asia (Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar).
  • Sang-Hyop Lee and Andrew Mason, 2012 "The Economic Lifecycle and Support Systems in Asia" in Park, Donghyun, Sang-Hyop Lee and Andrew Mason (Eds) Aging, Economic Growth, and Old-age Security in Asia (Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar).
  • Sang-Hyop Lee, Andrew Mason and Donghyun Park, 2012 "Why does population aging matter so much for Asia? Population aging, economic growth, and economic security in Asia" in Park, Donghyun, Sang-Hyop Lee and Andrew Mason (Eds) 2012 Aging, Economic Growth, and Old-age Security in Asia (Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar).
  • Lee, R., and Mason, A. (2012). "Population aging, intergenerational transfers, and economic growth: Asia in a global context" in Aging in Asia: Findings from New and Emerging Data Initiatives. Committee on Policy Research and Data NeEds to Meet the Challenge of Aging in Asia. J.P. Smith and M. Majmundar, Eds. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press (http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=13361).
  • Andrew Mason and Ronald Lee, 2011 "Population Aging and the Generational Economy: Key Findings", in Ronald Lee and Andrew Mason, lead authors and editors Population Aging and the Generational Economy: A Global Perspective (Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar). Ronald Lee and Andrew Mason, forthcoming "Theoretical aspects of National Transfer Accounts," in Ronald Lee and Andrew Mason, lead authors and editors Population Aging and the Generational Economy: A Global Perspective (Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar).
  • Andrew Mason and Ronald Lee, 2011 "Introducing Age into National Accounts," in Ronald Lee and Andrew Mason, lead authors and editors Population Aging and the Generational Economy: A Global Perspective (Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar). Ronald Lee and Andrew Mason, forthcoming "Lifecycles, support systems, and generational flows: Patterns and change," in Ronald Lee and Andrew Mason, lead authors and editors Population Aging and the Generational Economy: A Global Perspective (Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar).
  • Andrew Mason, Naohiro Ogawa, Amonthep Chawla, and Rikiya Matsukura, 2011 "Asset-based Flows from a Generational Perspective" in Ronald Lee and Andrew Mason, lead authors and editors, Population Aging and the Generational Economy: A Global Perspective (Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar).
  • Andrew Mason, Ronald Lee, and Sang-Hyop Lee 2010 "Population dynamics: Social security, markets, and families," International Social Security Review. 63(3-4) 145-175. Lee, Ronald and Andrew Mason 2010 forthcoming "Generational Economics in a Changing World," Workshop on the Long-term Implications of the Demographic Transition, Population and Development Review.
  • Mason, Andrew, Sang-Hyop Lee, and Ronald Lee, forthcoming “Will Demographic Change Undermine Asia’s Growth Prospects?” in Emerging Asian Regionalism: Ten Years after the Crisis Jong-Wha Lee, Masahiro Kawai, Peter Petri, eds.
  • Mason, Andrew, Ronald Lee, and Sang-Hyop Lee, 2008. The Demographic Transition and Economic Growth in the Pacific Rim” NBER-EASE Seminar on the Demographic Transition in the Pacific Rim, Seoul, Korea, June 19-21.
  • Ogawa, Naohiro, Andrew Mason, Amonthep Chawla, and Rikiya Matsukura, 2008. “Japan’s Unprecedented Aging and Changing Intergenerational Transfers,” NBER-EASE Seminar on the Demographic Transition in the Pacific Rim, Seoul, Korea, June 19-21.
  • Wang Feng and Andrew Mason, 2008. “The Demographic Factor in China’s Transition,” in China’s Great Economic Transformation, Loren Brandt and Thomas G. Rawski, eds., Cambridge University Press, 136-166.
  • Ronald Lee, Sang-Hyop Lee, and Andrew Mason, 2008. “Charting the Economic Lifecycle,” Population Aging, Human Capital Accumulation, and Productivity Growth, a supplement to Population and Development Review 33. A. Prskawetz, D. E. Bloom and W. Lutz. New York, Population Council. Also NBER Working Paper, No. 12379 (July).
  • Andrew Mason and Tomoko Kinugasa, 2008. “East Asian Development: Two Demographic Dividends,” Journal of Asian Economics 19 (5-6) 389-400.
  • Lee, Sang-Hyop and Andrew Mason. 2007. “Who Gains from the Demographic Dividend? Forecasting Income by Age” International Journal of Forecasting 24(4): 603-619.
  • Mason, Andrew and Ronald Lee, 2007. “Transfers, Capital, and Consumption over the Demographic Transition” in Population Aging, Intergenerational Transfers and the Macroeconomy, Robert Clark, Naohiro Ogawa, and Andrew Mason (eds) Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar 128-162.
  • Ogawa, Naohiro, Andrew Mason, Maliki, Rikiya Matsukura and Kazuro Nemoto, 2007 “Population Aging and Health Care Spending in Japan: Public and Private Sector Responses” Population Aging, Intergenerational Transfers and the Macroeconomy, Robert Clark, Naohiro Ogawa, and Andrew Mason (eds) Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar 192-223.
  • Robert Clark, Andrew Mason, and Naohiro Ogawa, 2007. “Economic and policy implications of population aging,” Population Aging, Intergenerational Transfers and the Macroeconomy, Robert Clark, Naohiro Ogawa, and Andrew Mason (eds) Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar 3-14.
  • Ronald Lee and Andrew Mason, 2007. Population Aging, Wealth, and Economic Growth: Demographic Dividends and Public Policy” Background Paper for the World Economic and Social Survey, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations.
  • Tomoko Kinugasa and Andrew Mason, 2007. “Why Countries Become Wealthy: The Effects of Adult Longevity on Saving” World Development 35(1): 1-23.
  • Mason, Andrew, 2007. “Demographic Dividends: The Past, the Present, and the Future” in Population Change, Labor Markets and Sustainable Growth:  Towards a New Economic Paradigm, Andrew Mason and Mitoshi Yamaguchi (eds) Elsevier Press.
  • Wang Feng and Andrew Mason, 2007. “Population Aging in China: Challenges, Opportunities, and Institutions,” Population in China at the Beginning of the 21st Century, edited by Zhongwei Zhao and Gei Guo, Oxford University Press, 177-196. Chinese version
  • Andrew Mason and Ronald Lee, 2006 “Reform and Support Systems for the Elderly in Developing Countries: Capturing the Second Demographic Dividend,” GENUS LXII (2) 11-35.
  • Lee, Ronald and Andrew Mason, 2006. “Back to Basics: What is the Demographic Dividend” Finance & Development (Washington, D.C.: International Monetary Fund) 16-17.
  • Andrew Mason, 2005. “Economic Demography,” in Handbook on Population, Michael Micklin and Dudley Poston, eds.,  Klewer Academic/Plenum Publishers.
  • Andrew Mason, Sang-Hyop Lee, and Gerard Russo, forthcoming. “Demography of Aging Across Asia,” (Ch. 2), in H. Yoon and J. Hendricks, Handbook of Asian Aging (Amityville (NY): Baywood Publishing Co.)
  • Andrew Mason, 2005. "Demographic Dividends: The Past, the Present and the Future", Joint International Conference of The 21st Century Center of Excellence Program of Kobe University and the Japan Economic Policy Association, Kobe, Japan, December 17-18.
  • Andrew Mason, 2005. "Demographic Transition and Demographic Dividends in Developed and Developing Countries", United Nations Expert Group Meeting on Social and Economic Implications of Changing Population Age Structure, Mexico City, August 31-September 2. Dividend Estimates
  • Wang Feng and Andrew Mason, 2005. "Demographic Dividend and Prospects for Economic Development in China", United Nations Expert Group Meeting on Social and Economic Implications of Changing Population Age Structure, Mexico City, August 31-September 2.
  • Tomoko Kinugasa and Andrew Mason, 2005. "The Effects of Adult Longevity on Saving,” Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, Philadelphia, March 30-April 2.
  • Andrew Mason, Ronald Lee, An-Chi Tung, Mun Sim Lai, and Tim Miller, 2005. "Population Aging and Intergenerational Transfers: Introducing Age into National Accounts,” Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, Philadelphia, March 30-April 2.
  • Andrew Mason, Naohiro Ogawa, and Takehiro Fukui, 2004. “Aging Familial Support Systems, Saving and Wealth: Is Decline on the Horizon for Japan?
  • Sang-Hyop Lee and Andrew Mason, in press. “Mother’s Education, Learning-by-Doing, and Child Health Care in Rural India.” Comparative Education Review.
  • Sang-Hyop Lee and Andrew Mason, 2004. “Who Gains from the Demographic Dividend? Forecasting Income by Age.” Under review.
  • Andrew Mason, et al., 2004. “Technical Report on Projections and their Implications: Philippines, 1994-2020,” (Washington, DC: U.S. Agency for International Development).
  • Andrew Mason and Sang-Hyop Lee, 2004. “The Demographic Dividend and Poverty Reduction,” Seminar on the Relevance of Population Aspects or the Achievement of the Millennium Development Goals, Paper No. UN/POP/PD/2004/19, New York, NY, November 17-19, 2004.
  • Andrew Mason and Sang-Hyop Lee, 2004.“Population aging and the extended family in Taiwan: A new model for analyzing and projecting living arrangements,” Demographic Research 10(8).
  • Wang Feng and Andrew Mason, 2004. “The Demographic Factor in China’s Transition,” China’s Economic Transitions: Origins, Mechanism, and Consequences, Pittsburg, PA, November 4-7, 2004.
  • Andrew Mason and Tomoko Kinugasa, 2004. “East Asian Development: Two Demographic Dividends,” Conference on Miracles and Mirages in East Asian Economic Development, Honolulu, HI, May 22, 2004.
  • Andrew Mason and Ronald Lee, 2004. “Reform and Support Systems for the Elderly in Developing Countries: Capturing the Second Demographic Dividend,” International Seminar on the Demographic Window and Healthy Aging: Socioeconomic Challenges and Opportunities, China Centre for Economic Research, Peking University, Beijing, May 10-11, 2004.
  • Ronald Lee, Andrew Mason, and Timothy Miller, 2003. “From Transfers to Individual Responsibility: Implications for Savings and Capital Accumulation in Taiwan and the United States,” Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 105(3), 339-357.
  • Andrew Mason, 2003. “Population Change and Economic Development: What have we learned from the East Asia Experience?Applied Population and Policy 1(1).
  • Andrew Mason, 2003. "Capitalizing on the Demographic Dividend," Population and Poverty, Population and Development Strategies (8) (New York: United Nations Population Fund) 39-48.
  • Sang-Hyop Lee and Andrew Mason, 2003. "Urban Labor Force, Earnings Growth, and Earnings Inequality: Lessons from Taiwan's Experience," The Economic Journal of Nepal, 26(4) (Oct.-Dec.) 217-234.
  • Sumner J. La Croix, Andrew Mason, and Shigeyuki Abe, 2003. “Population and Globalization,” Asia-Pacific Population & Policy 64 (January).
  • Sang-Hyop Lee and Andrew Mason, 2002. “Is the Demographic Transition Causing an Increase in Income Inequality? Evidence from Taiwan,” Taipei International Conference on Population Change, Labor Market Transition, and Economic Development in Asia, Taipei, Taiwan, December 7-9, 2002.
  • Sang-Hyop Lee and Andrew Mason, 2002. "Population, Aging, and Income Inequality," 3d Workshop on Demographic Macroeconomic Modeling, Max Planck Institute, Rostock, Germany 19-21 September.
  • Sang-Hyop Lee and Andrew Mason, 2002. “Swings in the Economic Support Ratio and Income Inequality,” 2002 Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, Atlanta, GA, May 9-11, 2002.
  • Andrew Mason, 2002. “Does globalization lead to greater poverty?”  Southeast Asian Studies, a special issue on Population and Globalization, Shigeyuki Abe, Sumner J. La Croix, and Andrew Mason, eds. 40(3) 398-400.
  • Sumner J. La Croix, Andrew Mason, and Shigeyuki Abe, 2002. "Population and Globalization," Southeast Asian Studies, a special issue on Population and Globalization, Shigeyuki Abe, Sumner J. La Croix, and Andrew Mason, eds. 40(3) 240-267.
  • Sumner J. La Croix, Andrew Mason, and Shigeyuki Abe, 2002. "Preface," Southeast Asian Studies, a special issue on Population and Globalization, Shigeyuki Abe, Sumner J. La Croix, and Andrew Mason, eds. 40(3) 235-239.
  • Andrew Mason, 2002. "Aging, Pension Income, and Taxes in Hawaii, Report of the 2001-2003 Tax Review Commission," (Honolulu: State of Hawaii).
  • Andrew Mason, 2002. “Population and Human Resource Trends and Challenges,” Key Indicators of Developing Asian and Pacific Countries 2002, Volume XXXIII. (Manila: Asian Development Bank).
  • Andrew Mason and Sidney B. Westley, 2002. "Population Change and Economic Development: Success Stories from Asia," The Future of Population in Asia (Honolulu: East-West Center) 97-110.
  • Sidney B. Westley and Andrew Mason, 2002. "Asia's Aging Population," The Future of Population in Asia (Honolulu: East-West Center) 83-96.
  • Andrew Mason, Sang-Hyop Lee, and Gerard Russo, 2002. "As Asia's Population Ages, Worries Grow about the Future," Asia Pacific Issues No. 58 (January).
  • Andrew Mason, Sang-Hyop Lee, and Gerard Russo, 2001. "Population Momentum and Population Aging in Asia and Near-East Countries," East-WestCenter Working Papers, Population Series No. 107 (April). 
  • Andrew Mason, Naohiro Ogawa, and Takehiro Fukui, "Aging, Intergenerational Transfers, and Saving in Japan," Conference on Population Aging in the Industrialized Countries: Challenges and Responses, Nihon University PopulationResearch Institute and the International Union for the Scientific Studyof Population, Tokyo, March 19-21, 2001. 
  • Andrew Mason and Sang-Hyop Lee, "Aging and Old-Age Support Systems: Issues and Reforms," East-West Center/Korea Development Institute Conference ona New Paradigm for Social Welfare in the New Millenium, Honolulu, January11-12, 2001. 
  • Griffith Feeney and Andrew Mason, 2001. "Population in East Asia,"Population Change and Economic Development in East Asia: Challenges Met, Opportunities Seized, Andrew Mason, ed. (Stanford: Stanford University Press).
  • Andrew Mason, 2001. "Population, Capital, and Labor," Population Change and Economic Development in East Asia: Challenges Met, Opportunities Seized, Andrew Mason, ed. (Stanford: Stanford University Press).
  • Ronald Lee, Andrew Mason, and Tim Miller, 2001. "Saving, Wealth,and the Demographic Transition in East Asia," Population Change andEconomic Development in East Asia: Challenges Met, Opportunities Seized,Andrew Mason, ed. (Stanford: Stanford University Press).
  • Harry T. Oshima and Andrew Mason, 2001. "The Impact of Economicand Population Growth on East Asian Income Distribution," Population Change and Economic Development in East Asia: Challenges Met, Opportunities Seized, Andrew Mason, ed. (Stanford: Stanford University Press).
  • Ronald Lee, Andrew Mason, and Tim Miller, 2001. "Saving, Wealth,and Population,"  Population Does Matter: Demography, Poverty and Economic Growth. Nancy Birdsall, Allen C. Kelley and Steven W. Sinding,eds. (Oxford: Oxford University Press). 
  • Andrew Mason and Naohiro Ogawa, 2001. "Population, Saving, Labor Force,and Japan’s Future," Japan’s New Economy: Continuity and Change in the 21st Century, edited by Magnus Blomström, Byron Gangnes, and SumnerJ. La Croix (Oxford: Oxford University Press). 
  • Ronald Lee, Andrew Mason, and Tim Miller, 2000. "Life-Cycle Saving and the Demographic Transition in East Asia," Population and Economic Changein East Asia. C.Y. Cyrus Chu and Ronald Lee, eds. A special supplement to Population and Development Review (26) 194-222. 
  • Andrew Mason and Tim Miller, "Dynasties, Intergenerational Transfers, andLifecycle Income," in A. Mason and G. Tapinos, eds., Sharing the Wealth: Demographic Change and Economic Transfers between Generations (Oxford:Oxford University Press, 2000). 
  • Sidney B. Westley, Sang-Hyop Lee, and Andrew Mason, 2000. "Policy Options to Support Asia's Growing Elderly Population," Asia-Pacific Population and Policy, No. 54 (July).
  • Sang-Hyop Lee and Andrew Mason, 2000. "Population aging raises questions for policymakers," Asia-Pacific Population & Policy, No. 53 (April).
  • Sidney B. Westley and Andrew Mason, 1998. "Women are Key Players in the Economies of East and Southeast Asia," Asia-Pacific Population & Policy No. 44 (January).
  • Andrew Mason, 1997. "Population and Asian Economic Miracle," Asia-Pacific Population & Policy No. 43 (October).
  • Andrew Mason, 1997. "Will Population Change Sustain the Asian Economic Miracle?"Asia-Pacific Issues No. 33 October 1997 (Honolulu: East-West Center). 

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