UPDATE: AHWIN-Supported Research Projects

Two research projects were recently added to the AHWIN site. Follow the links to learn more:

Outcomes of Long-Term Care Insurance Services in Japan: Evidence from National Long-Term Care Insurance Claim Data

The goal of this study is to clarify the structural and procedural factors associated with the sustainment or improvement of residents’ care-need levels in long-term care facilities. Residents in long-term care facilities, day-service users, and day-care users will be included in this research. Statistical analyses will be carried out by combining national long-term care insurance claim data, vital statistics data, and a survey of institutions and establishments for long-term care.


Preparation for an Aging Society in Thailand

To address Thailand’s rapid aging, the Center of Excellence for Ageing Business and Care Development at Thammasat University will undertake a broad research program to examine the history of Thai policies on population aging, develop policy recommendations on the elderly in the informal sector, analyze consumption behavior among the elderly to improve their financial choices, and examine trends in the aging-related market and innovations that will allow older citizens to enjoy healthy aging and contribute to the economy longer.

Kiyoko Shiromasa