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New developments in Social Investing by public pensions
A.H. Munnell; A. Chen / Center for Retirement Research, Boston College 2016
Social investing is the pursuit of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) goals through investment decisions. Public pension funds have been active in this arena since the 1970s, when many divested from apartheid South Africa. Th...
Population aging in India: facts, issues and options
Program on the Global Demography of Aging at Harvard University 2016
India, one of the world’s two population superpowers, is undergoing unprecedented demographic changes. Increasing longevity and falling fertility have resulted in a dramatic increase in the population of adults aged 60 and up, in...
The global demography of aging: facts, explanations, future
D. Bloom; D.L. Luca / Program on the Global Demography of Aging at Harvard University 2016
Population ageing is the 21st century’s dominant demographic phenomenon. Declining fertility, increasing longevity, and the progression of large-sized cohorts to the older ages are causing elder shares to rise throughout the worl...
Realising income security in old age: A study into the feasibility of a universal old age pension in Malawi
HelpAge International 2016
Many governments in developing countries are setting up non-contributory programs to assist older people, most of whom are not covered by formal pension schemes. Malawi is no stranger to the international advancement of social securit...
Gone with the wind: demographic transitions and domestic saving
E. Cavallo; G. Sánchez; P. Valenzuela / Wharton Financial Institutions Center 2016
Demographic factors are important determinants of a country’s saving behaviour. In Asia, for example, a favourable demographic transition over the last half century has supported high saving and investment rates...
The Funded Pension Scheme and economic growth in Nigeria
A. Farayibi / Munich Personal RePEc Archive 2016
In Nigeria however, life after retirement is dreaded by most workers. The fears of facing the future after retirement create an ambiance of disturbance among employees. Retirement is seen by workers as a transition that could lead to ...
Subjective well- being of Chinese elderly: a comparative analysis among Urban China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan
J. Miao; X. Wu / Population Studies Center, University of Michigan 2016
This paper investigates the relative importance of living arrangement and social participation for the elderly’s subjective well-being (happiness) in three Chinese societies (Hong Kong, urban China and Taiwan) with different leve...
The year that shook the rich: a review of natural disasters in 2011
Brookings Institution 2012
From the earthquake and tsunami in Japan to fourteen disasters causing over a billion dollars each in damage in the United States, 2011 was particularly damaging for developed countries. Reviewing 2011’s natural disasters, this r...
Ageing and non-communicable diseases: opportunities for the EU to respond
HelpAge International 2016
The rise in NCDs combined with rapid population ageing presents important challenges for health and care systems globally. Deaths from NCDs are disproportionately concentrated in low- and middle-income countries. As a key player in gl...
Means testing vs. universal targeting: assumptions of efficiency and affordability
G. Cruz-Martinez / HelpAge International 2016
Whether social protection benefits should be assigned to all (universal) or kept only for those who meet certain criteria (targeting) remains one of the most contentious questions in social policy research. The purpose of this brief i...
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New developments in Social Investing by public pensions
A.H. Munnell; A. Chen / Center for Retirement Research, Boston College 2016
Social investing is the pursuit of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) goals through investment decisions. Public pension funds have been active in this arena since the 1970s, when many divested from apartheid South Africa. Th...
Population aging in India: facts, issues and options
Program on the Global Demography of Aging at Harvard University 2016
India, one of the world’s two population superpowers, is undergoing unprecedented demographic changes. Increasing longevity and falling fertility have resulted in a dramatic increase in the population of adults aged 60 and up, in...
The global demography of aging: facts, explanations, future
D. Bloom; D.L. Luca / Program on the Global Demography of Aging at Harvard University 2016
Population ageing is the 21st century’s dominant demographic phenomenon. Declining fertility, increasing longevity, and the progression of large-sized cohorts to the older ages are causing elder shares to rise throughout the worl...
Realising income security in old age: A study into the feasibility of a universal old age pension in Malawi
HelpAge International 2016
Many governments in developing countries are setting up non-contributory programs to assist older people, most of whom are not covered by formal pension schemes. Malawi is no stranger to the international advancement of social securit...
Gone with the wind: demographic transitions and domestic saving
E. Cavallo; G. Sánchez; P. Valenzuela / Wharton Financial Institutions Center 2016
Demographic factors are important determinants of a country’s saving behaviour. In Asia, for example, a favourable demographic transition over the last half century has supported high saving and investment rates...
The Funded Pension Scheme and economic growth in Nigeria
A. Farayibi / Munich Personal RePEc Archive 2016
In Nigeria however, life after retirement is dreaded by most workers. The fears of facing the future after retirement create an ambiance of disturbance among employees. Retirement is seen by workers as a transition that could lead to ...
Subjective well- being of Chinese elderly: a comparative analysis among Urban China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan
J. Miao; X. Wu / Population Studies Center, University of Michigan 2016
This paper investigates the relative importance of living arrangement and social participation for the elderly’s subjective well-being (happiness) in three Chinese societies (Hong Kong, urban China and Taiwan) with different leve...
The year that shook the rich: a review of natural disasters in 2011
Brookings Institution 2012
From the earthquake and tsunami in Japan to fourteen disasters causing over a billion dollars each in damage in the United States, 2011 was particularly damaging for developed countries. Reviewing 2011’s natural disasters, this r...
Ageing and non-communicable diseases: opportunities for the EU to respond
HelpAge International 2016
The rise in NCDs combined with rapid population ageing presents important challenges for health and care systems globally. Deaths from NCDs are disproportionately concentrated in low- and middle-income countries. As a key player in gl...
Means testing vs. universal targeting: assumptions of efficiency and affordability
G. Cruz-Martinez / HelpAge International 2016
Whether social protection benefits should be assigned to all (universal) or kept only for those who meet certain criteria (targeting) remains one of the most contentious questions in social policy research. The purpose of this brief i...
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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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