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The economics and psychology of long term savings and pensions: a randomised experiment among low-income entrepreneurs in Maharashtra, India
K. Basu; S.S. Bisht / International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2015
It is widely accepted that access to banking can provide both growth and security to vulnerable households. It is also well understood that poor households, especially in developing countries, tend to be underserved by credit markets....
Directory of research on ageing in Africa 2004-2015
Department of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations, 2015
The number of older persons in Africa is growing rapidly: between 2015 and 2030 the number of people aged 60 years or over in the region is projected to increase by more than 63 per cent. Accordingly, the situation of older persons in...
A just retirement future for Chilean workers: social insurance or private savings?
S. Borzutzky; M. Hyde / Brooks World Poverty Institute, University of Manchester, 2015
The debate between exponents of public and private pensions is as old as social security itself, but the question remains. Which model is most likely to augment the financial well-being of Chilean workers in retirement, social insuran...
Disability Inclusion: Topic Guide
B. Rohwerder / Governance and Social Development Resource Centre, 2015
Disability is not rare. An estimated one billion people or around 15 per cent of the world’s population have some form of disability. Disability is more common in low- and middle-income countries than in high-income countries, a...
Ending gender inequality in older age: Guidance for EU development policy
E. Graham / HelpAge International, 2015
There is clear recognition of the importance of achieving gender equality and women’s empowerment, including in EU and global development cooperation. However, this work frequently overlooks the rights of older people. This is d...
Climate change in an ageing world
C. Byrne; C. Harris / HelpAge International, 2015
The impact of climate change on an ageing global population is creating a nexus of vulnerability which is set to increase over the coming decades. The effects of climate change are already being experienced globally through more extre...
Prospects for economic growth in Nigeria: a demographic perspective
Program on the Global Demography of Aging at Harvard University, 2015
Nigeria’s political and economic prominence within Africa, along with the country’s position on the threshold of a major demographic transition, raises three related questions: (1) What is the potential for economic growth...
Breaking the silence: elder abuse in the Republic of Moldova executive summary
HelpAge International, 2015
Demographic projections for the Republic of Moldova indicate a staggering growth in the number and proportion of older people in the total population, which will have significant effects on the economy and society. The situation is co...
Rapid Assessment Method for Older People RAM-OP: the manual
HelpAge International, 2015
Older people (generally defined as people aged sixty years and older) are a vulnerable group for malnutrition in humanitarian and developmental contexts. Due to their age they have specific nutritional needs, such as easily digestible...
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...
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The economics and psychology of long term savings and pensions: a randomised experiment among low-income entrepreneurs in Maharashtra, India
K. Basu; S.S. Bisht / International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2015
It is widely accepted that access to banking can provide both growth and security to vulnerable households. It is also well understood that poor households, especially in developing countries, tend to be underserved by credit markets....
Directory of research on ageing in Africa 2004-2015
Department of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations, 2015
The number of older persons in Africa is growing rapidly: between 2015 and 2030 the number of people aged 60 years or over in the region is projected to increase by more than 63 per cent. Accordingly, the situation of older persons in...
A just retirement future for Chilean workers: social insurance or private savings?
S. Borzutzky; M. Hyde / Brooks World Poverty Institute, University of Manchester, 2015
The debate between exponents of public and private pensions is as old as social security itself, but the question remains. Which model is most likely to augment the financial well-being of Chilean workers in retirement, social insuran...
Disability Inclusion: Topic Guide
B. Rohwerder / Governance and Social Development Resource Centre, 2015
Disability is not rare. An estimated one billion people or around 15 per cent of the world’s population have some form of disability. Disability is more common in low- and middle-income countries than in high-income countries, a...
Ending gender inequality in older age: Guidance for EU development policy
E. Graham / HelpAge International, 2015
There is clear recognition of the importance of achieving gender equality and women’s empowerment, including in EU and global development cooperation. However, this work frequently overlooks the rights of older people. This is d...
Climate change in an ageing world
C. Byrne; C. Harris / HelpAge International, 2015
The impact of climate change on an ageing global population is creating a nexus of vulnerability which is set to increase over the coming decades. The effects of climate change are already being experienced globally through more extre...
Prospects for economic growth in Nigeria: a demographic perspective
Program on the Global Demography of Aging at Harvard University, 2015
Nigeria’s political and economic prominence within Africa, along with the country’s position on the threshold of a major demographic transition, raises three related questions: (1) What is the potential for economic growth...
Breaking the silence: elder abuse in the Republic of Moldova executive summary
HelpAge International, 2015
Demographic projections for the Republic of Moldova indicate a staggering growth in the number and proportion of older people in the total population, which will have significant effects on the economy and society. The situation is co...
Rapid Assessment Method for Older People RAM-OP: the manual
HelpAge International, 2015
Older people (generally defined as people aged sixty years and older) are a vulnerable group for malnutrition in humanitarian and developmental contexts. Due to their age they have specific nutritional needs, such as easily digestible...
The political economy of pension reform: public opinion in Latin America and the Caribbean
F.V.P. Machado; G. Vesga / Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo / Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), 2015
Countries around the world are facing important challenges to the sustainability of their pension systems. Changing policies, especially those of large scope and financial magnitude, is a political challenge. It takes a combination of...
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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.
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...
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...
Alzheimer’s Australia
Alzheimer’s Australia advocates the needs of people living with dementia, and their families and carers.
China Institute of International Studies (CIIS)
China Institute of International Studies (CIIS) is the think tank of China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It conducts research and analysis on a wide range of foreign policy issues.
ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR)
Based at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) with nodes at the Australian National University (ANU) and The University of Sydney, CEPAR produces research on population ageing. The ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR) is a collaboration bringing together academia, government and industry to address one of the major social challenges of the twenty first century.
Grandmothers Advocacy Network (GRAN)
The Grandmothers Advocacy Network (GRAN) is composed of volunteer grandmothers and grand-others from across Canada. It acts as a Canadian voice for Africa’s sub-Saharan grandmothers who are caring for AIDS-orphaned children, and works for changes in Canadian policies to improve their quality of life.
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