ADB Economics Working Paper Series No. 280
Population, Wealth, and Economic Growthin the Asia and Paciic Region
Andrew Mason and Sang-Hyop Lee
Andrew Mason is Senior Fellow, Population and Health, East-West Center, and Professor, Department of Economics, University of Hawaii at Manoa; Sang-Hyop Lee is Fellow, Population and Health, East-WestCenter, and Associate Professor, Department of Economics, University of Hawaii at Manoa. This paperwas prepared as a background paper for the
Asian Development Outlook 2011 Update
. The authors thankthe participants of the ADB Workshop on Demographic Transition and Economic Growth in Asia held19–20 May 2011 in Seoul, and the ADB Forum on Demographic Transition and Economic Growth in Asiaheld 22 July 2011 in Manila, for their many useful comments.