About Andrew Mason
Andrew Mason is Professor of Economics at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and a Senior Fellow at the East-West Center in Honolulu, Hawaii. With Ron Lee,he co-directs the NTA network, which includes researchers from more than 40 countries who are developing a comprehensive approach to measuring and studying changes in population age structure and the generational economy in both rich and poor countries. His recent book with Ron Lee, Population aging and the generational economy: A global perspective, was a finalist for the Paul A. Samuelson Award and selected as an Outstanding Academic Publication by Choice Magazine. His current research is concerned with the economic lifecycle, intergenerational issues, and the effects of population change on development, economic growth, and public and private transfer systems. He has a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Michigan.