Italy and Japan: The Population Challenge


Webinar – 29 marzo 2021. Organized in collaboration with the Ethos Observatory of the Luiss Business School and the Japanese Embassy in Rome, the event brings together Italian and Japanese experts in the discussion of the key demographic factors affecting Italy and Japan, the countries with the oldest populations in the world, as well as the challenges and potential solutions for long-term economic and social growth.

Welcome Addresses:
Giovanni Lo Storto General Manager, Luiss University
Tsukasa Hirota Minister and Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Japan

Speakers
Gian Carlo Blangiardo President Italian National Institute of Statistics (ISTAT)
Ryuichi Tanaka Professor of Economics, Institute of Social Science, University of Tokyo
Roberto Bernabei Director of the Science Department of Aging, Neuroscience of the Agostino Gemelli Polyclinic

Moderator
Francesca Maria Corrao Professor of Arabic Language and Culture, Luiss University and Member of the Ethos Observatory Executive Committee, Luiss Business School

Roundtable Discussion:
Alfonso Giordano Professor of Geopolitics, Population and Sustainability, Luiss University
Antonio Golini Professor Emeritus of Demography, Sapienza University of Rome
Giulio Corrivetti Director of the Department of Mental Health, ASL Salerno
Maria Rita Testa Professor of Demography, Luiss University
Maria Gioia Vienna Professor of Japanese Language and Literature, University for Foreigners of Siena

Moderator
Marco Valerio Lo Prete, Journalist, Tg1-RAI

The event will be streamed live on Luiss Social TV.