East-West Center Research Program Seminar

March 15, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Mānoa Campus, East-West Center, Burns Hall, Room 3012 Add to Calendar

Explaining Trends in Coresidence of Newly Married Couples with Parents in Japan


Dr. Robert Retherford

Coordinator, Population and Health Studies
and Senior Fellow, Research Program, East-West Center

This seminar, which is based on a paper that has just been accepted for publication by the journal Asian Population Studies, attempts to explain both the long-term downward trend in coresidence of newly married Japanese couples with parents and the surprisingly large and sustained upturn in coresidence precipitated by the 1998 economic crisis.

Authors of the paper are Rikiya Matsukura, Robert Retherford, and Naohiro Ogawa. The seminar presentation will be made by Robert Retherford.

Robert Retherford is Coordinator of the Population and Health Studies unit in the Research Program at the East-West Center and Affiliate Graduate Faculty in Sociology at the University of Hawaii.

Rikiya Matsukura is Staff Researcher in the Nihon University Population Research Institute in Tokyo.

Naohiro Ogawa is Professor of Economics in the Faculty of Economics at Nihon University and Director of the Nihon University Population Research Institute.


Event Sponsor
East-West Center Research Program, Mānoa Campus

More Information
Laura Moriyama, 808-944-7444, Laura.Moriyama@EastWestCenter.org

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