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Social security reform and economic modeling capacity building in Indonesia
Asian Development Bank 2016
Since 1999, economic growth and the rise of the services sector in urban areas have contributed to reducing poverty in Indonesia. While official poverty is relatively low at 12% (30 million persons), an additional 27% of the populatio...
The impact of fiscal subsidy on China's new rural pension system: a natural experiment
AgEcon Search 2016
The China’s New Rural Pension Scheme (NRPS) has rapidly expanded since its first implementation in 2009, and has covered all counties of China since 2012.   ...
Sharing and Learning on the Inclusion of Ageing and Disability in the Syrian Crisis
Women's Refugee Commission 2015
An estimated 22 percent of Syrian refugees in Jordan and Lebanon have impairments. Older persons constitute five percent of the Syrian community in host countries. In May 2014, UNHCR, Handicap International, HelpAge International and ...
Demographic change and fiscal sustainability in Asia
S.-H. Lee; J. Kim; D. Park / Economic Growth Centre, Nanyang Technical University 2016
Changes in the population age structure can have a significant effect on fiscal sustainability since they can affect both government revenues and expenditures. For example, population ageing will increase expenditures on the elderly w...
The high cost of low vision: the evidence on ageing and the loss of sight
International Federation on Ageing 2013
Vision loss ? 80 percent of which is preventable ? is currently the leading cause of age-related disability.Worldwide, 285 million people are visually impaired, including 39 million who are totally blind. In developing countri...
What causes inequity in access to publicly funded health services that are supposedly free at the point of use? A case of user fee exemptions for older people in Senegal
P. Mladovsky; M. Bâ / London School of Economics 2016
Plan Sésame (PS) was launched in 2006 to provide free access to health services to Senegalese citizens aged 60 and over. As in many countries, this user fee exemption is marred by inequitable implementation. This study seeks to...
No country for old men: an investment motive for downward inter-generational transfers in rural China
C. Niu / AgEcon Search 2016
Tens of millions of older Chinese have been struggling with poverty and loneliness as their children  flee villages to cities.  Sharp demographic changes such as rapid aging and increasing dependency ratio due to the one-chi...
Large-scale social transfer and labor market outcomes: the case of the South African pension program
N. Matsuda / AgEcon Search 2016
Social transfer programs in low- and middle-income countries have been increasing. According to World Bank (2015), there are about 20 social safety net programs in an average developing country, and among various types of safety net p...
Strengthening public pension systems in Asia: Proceedings of the 2015 ADB—PPI conference on public pension systems
Asian Development Bank 2016
While Asia remains a key driver of global economic growth, the outlook for the region anticipates slow marginal growth for 2015 before rebounding in 2016 and remaining stronger for the next 2 years. India’s growth and the...
Establishing comprehensive national old age pension systems
S. Kidd / KfW Bankengruppe 2016
The world is ageing rapidly. Older people currently comprise 12.2% of the world’s population, with 67% living in developing countries.1 By 2050, the proportion globally will reach 21.2%, with 80% in developing countries. As the w...
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Social security reform and economic modeling capacity building in Indonesia
Asian Development Bank 2016
Since 1999, economic growth and the rise of the services sector in urban areas have contributed to reducing poverty in Indonesia. While official poverty is relatively low at 12% (30 million persons), an additional 27% of the populatio...
The impact of fiscal subsidy on China's new rural pension system: a natural experiment
AgEcon Search 2016
The China’s New Rural Pension Scheme (NRPS) has rapidly expanded since its first implementation in 2009, and has covered all counties of China since 2012.   ...
Sharing and Learning on the Inclusion of Ageing and Disability in the Syrian Crisis
Women's Refugee Commission 2015
An estimated 22 percent of Syrian refugees in Jordan and Lebanon have impairments. Older persons constitute five percent of the Syrian community in host countries. In May 2014, UNHCR, Handicap International, HelpAge International and ...
Demographic change and fiscal sustainability in Asia
S.-H. Lee; J. Kim; D. Park / Economic Growth Centre, Nanyang Technical University 2016
Changes in the population age structure can have a significant effect on fiscal sustainability since they can affect both government revenues and expenditures. For example, population ageing will increase expenditures on the elderly w...
The high cost of low vision: the evidence on ageing and the loss of sight
International Federation on Ageing 2013
Vision loss ? 80 percent of which is preventable ? is currently the leading cause of age-related disability.Worldwide, 285 million people are visually impaired, including 39 million who are totally blind. In developing countri...
What causes inequity in access to publicly funded health services that are supposedly free at the point of use? A case of user fee exemptions for older people in Senegal
P. Mladovsky; M. Bâ / London School of Economics 2016
Plan Sésame (PS) was launched in 2006 to provide free access to health services to Senegalese citizens aged 60 and over. As in many countries, this user fee exemption is marred by inequitable implementation. This study seeks to...
No country for old men: an investment motive for downward inter-generational transfers in rural China
C. Niu / AgEcon Search 2016
Tens of millions of older Chinese have been struggling with poverty and loneliness as their children  flee villages to cities.  Sharp demographic changes such as rapid aging and increasing dependency ratio due to the one-chi...
Large-scale social transfer and labor market outcomes: the case of the South African pension program
N. Matsuda / AgEcon Search 2016
Social transfer programs in low- and middle-income countries have been increasing. According to World Bank (2015), there are about 20 social safety net programs in an average developing country, and among various types of safety net p...
Strengthening public pension systems in Asia: Proceedings of the 2015 ADB—PPI conference on public pension systems
Asian Development Bank 2016
While Asia remains a key driver of global economic growth, the outlook for the region anticipates slow marginal growth for 2015 before rebounding in 2016 and remaining stronger for the next 2 years. India’s growth and the...
Establishing comprehensive national old age pension systems
S. Kidd / KfW Bankengruppe 2016
The world is ageing rapidly. Older people currently comprise 12.2% of the world’s population, with 67% living in developing countries.1 By 2050, the proportion globally will reach 21.2%, with 80% in developing countries. As the w...
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Pension Funds Online
Pension Funds Online, published by Wilmington Publishing & Information, is a source for detailed financial data and contact information on pension funds globally which helps firms working within the pensions industry to achieve their marketing and business objectives. It holds information on over 8,000 pension funds, providing details on key contacts, which asset classes they invest in and...
Expanding Social Protection Programme, Uganda (ESP)
The Expanding Social Protection (ESP) Programme is a Government of Uganda Programme implemented under the Ministry of Gender, Labour & Social Development.
International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP)
The IUSSP aims is to promote the scientific study of population, encourage exchange between researchers around the globe, and stimulate interest in population issues.To further its mission, the IUSSP:organizes seminars and workshops to further scientific knowledgeorganizes training and distance-learning activities to improve the research capacity...
POPPOV / Population and Poverty Research Network
The PopPov network is a group of academic researchers, funders, and other stakeholders from around the globe that is interested in how population dynamics (population growth, decline, aging, etc.,) impact economic outcomes. The network is most interested in how population policies can be used for poverty reduction at the household level and economic growth at the country/state level. Th...
The Emerging Markets Symposium
With more than half the world’s people and over 40% of its economy, Brazil, China, India, Russia and other emerging markets in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas are widely expected to be economic and geo-political powers in the 21st century and beyond. But their future progress, relationships with the rest of the world and each other and prospects for growth, social cohesion and politica...
Program on the Global Demography of Aging at Harvard University (PGDA)
The Program on the Global Demography of Aging (PGDA) carries out research on important themes related to global aging and health, with an emphasis on issues in the developing world. A key overarching theme focuses the expertise available at various schools at Harvard toward one of the pressing health questions of global aging, namely understanding the changing patterns of adult morbidity and morta...
Age International
In 2012 Age UK created Age International as a subsidiary charity to lead and manage its international work. It also works as part of the HelpAge International network.
Berlin-Institut für Bevölkerung und Entwicklung / Berlin Institute for Population and Development
The Berlin Institute for Population and Development is an independent think tank that researches questions about regional and global demographic changes. The institute was founded in 2000 as a non-profit foundation and has the task to raise awareness about demographic change, promote sustainable development, contribute new ideas to the policy field, and form concepts for solutions to demographic a...
International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP)
The IUSSP aims to promote the scientific study of population, encourage exchange between researchers around the globe, and stimulate interest in population issues. To further its mission, the IUSSP: organizes seminars and workshops to further scientific knowledge organizes training and distance-learning activities to improve the research cap...
Alzheimer’s Australia
Alzheimer’s Australia advocates the needs of people living with dementia, and their families and carers.
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