Mar 23, 2023, 4:30 pm5:45 pm



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Mary C. Brinton is Reischauer Institute Professor of Sociology and Director, Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies at Harvard. Her current research focuses on demographic issues in contemporary Japan, especially gender inequality and the low birth rate. Most recently, she is the author of 縛られる日本人: 人口減少をもたらす「規範」を打ち破れるか (Japan Tied Up in Knots: Can the Norms Leading to Population Decline Be Broken?) published by Chūō Kōron Shinsha in September 2022 and “Theories of Postindustrial Fertility Decline: An Empirical Examination” (2022; with Sinn Won Han), Population and Development Review 48, 2: 303-330.