2015 Asia NTA Regional Meeting with Presentations

12 NOVEMBER 2015 (Day 1)

13:00 - 13:30: Registration

13:30 - 13:45: Opening Remarks and Participants Introduction by UNFPA Asia and the Pacific Regional Office (APRO); International Development Research Center (IDRC); East-West Center (EWC)

13:45 - 14:15: Setting the stage: Population Dynamics in Asia and the NTA by Prof. Andrew Mason, Senior Fellow, East-West Center and Professor of Economics, University of Hawaii, USA

14:15 - 14:45: NTA Project in Asia: Past Achievements and Future Challenges by Prof. Sang-Hyop Lee, Adjunct Senior Fellow, East West Center and Professor of Economics, University of Hawaii, USA

14:45 - 15:15: Coffee Break

15:15 - 16:30: Country NTAs: An Update

      • Bangladesh by Mr. Muhammad Moshiur Rahman (TBA), Research Associate, South Asian Network on Economic Modeling, Bangladesh
      • Lao PDR by Mr. Khamphanh Chaleunphonh, Chief of Division, Department of Data Service, Lao Statistics Bureau, Lao PDR
      • Cambodia by Mr. Nor Vanndy, Deputy Director, Department of National Accounts, Cambodia

16:30 - 17:00: The Importance of NTAs for Policy Making in Vietnam by Dr. Nguyen Lan Huong, Director General, Institute of Labour Science and Social Affairs (ILSSA), Vietnam

17:00 - 17:30: The Policy Application of NTAs in Thailand by Dr. Wanchat Suwankitti, Head of Social Monitor Unit and Policy Plan Analyst, National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB), Thailand

17:30 - 18:00: NTA: Indonesia’s experience by Dr. Maliki, Director, Labor and Employment Opportunity Development, BAPPENAS; Dr. Dwini Handayani Arianto (TBA), Associate Director, Institute of Demography, University of Indonesia, Indonesia

18:30 - 20:00: Cocktail reception and dinner

13 NOVEMBER 2015 (Day 2)

9:00 - 10:20: New NTA Results and Its Application/implication

      • India by Dr. Ladu Singh Laishram -Professor of Demography and Statistics, International Institute for Population Sciences, India
      • Japan by Mr. Rikiya Matsukura, Researcher, Department of Economics, Nihon University, Japan
      • Malaysia by Dr. Sharifah Azizah Haron (TBA) – Head of Social Gerontology Laboratory, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

10:20 - 10:45: Coffee break

10:45 - 12:00: Topical issues using NTA

      • China (PRC) by Dr. Ke Shen & Qiulin Chen, Associate Professor, Fudan / Beijing University, China
      • The Philippines by Mr. Michael Abrigo, Philippine Institute for Development Studies, the Philippines
      • Taipei, China by Dr. Kevin Yu-Ching Hsieh, Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

12:00 - 13:00: Lunch

13:00 - 13:30: National Time Transfer Accounts (NTTA): Evidence from Korea and Other countries by Dr. Gretchen Donehower; Prof. Sang-Hyop Lee

13:30 - 14:10: Potential NTA Teams

      • Nepal (TBA)
      • Pakistan (TBA)

14:10 - 15:00: Break out session for country teams and UNFPA COs to assess challenges and interest for NTAs, plan for 2016 & 2017 with each country NTA team, UNFPA CO, and other government officials

15:10 - 15:40: Coffee break

15:40 - 17:00: Report back from country discussions

17:00 - 17:15: Wrap up by APRO

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