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The Way forward for India's National Pension System
R. Sane; S. Thomas / Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, India, 2014
Pension reform in India was conceived in the context of an economy where large expenditures were incurred on pensions of central government employees, a parallel mandatory system existed for private sector ¤firms with 20 or mor...
Creating youth employment in Asia
S. Mahendra Dev / Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, India, 2014
Several countries in the Asia-Pacific region are experiencing demographic changes. Over 60 per cent of the world's youth live in Asia and the Pacific, which translates into more than 750 million young women and men aged 15 to 24 years...
Social Protection Brief: supporting pension reforms in India
Asian Development Bank, 2015
The Government of India is at the forefront of pension reform in South Asia. The drive for pension reform stemmed from ballooning unfunded pension liabilities under the defined benefit system for civil servants, which was not fiscally...
Post - 2015 Development Agenda - India National Consultation Report: Youth Constituency
Knowledge Partnership Programme, 2013
This National consultation report highlights the issues and concerns of Indian youth.  The issues and concerns of the youth were treated holistically and therefore self-reflection and sharing of personal experiences were key proc...
Youth mobilization initiatives in India – programme summary
Knowledge Partnership Programme, 2014
India is home to one of the largest and fastest-growing youth populations in the world. Currently it has 330 million people aged 10–24 and if one goes by the national definition of youth (ages 13–35), then youth constitute...
Synthesis report on current and emerging youth policies and initiatives with links to agriculture: the case of Malawi, Mauritius, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania and Zimbabwe
R. Omoti / Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Policy Analysis Network, 2012
Sub–Saharan African (SSA) countries have a unique population profile, with 44 percent of its population being under the age of 15, making it the youngest region of the world. In spite of the formally recognized role of agricultu...
Ageing, socio-economic disparities and health outcomes: some evidence from rural India
M. Alam / Institute of Economic Growth, India, 2008
With sustained fertility decline and growing survival chances, India is likely to face many new challenges in its population management strategies especially those relating to the quality of human life and their key socio-economic det...
Nagaland's demographic somersault
A. Agrawal; V. Kumar / Institute of Economic Growth, India, 2012
Developmental states like India need information on the socio-economic division of their populations to design redistributive policies. And, given their obsession with global rankings, they also need information to compare themselves ...
An investigation into changes in Nagaland's population between 1971 and 2011
A. Agrawal; V. Kumar 2012
Developing countries like India need information on the socioeconomic sector of her population to design redistributive policies. But India’s official statistics are not free of errors. The Census of India is a case in point. ...
Gender gap in life expectancy in India, 1970-2006
V. Canudas-Romo; N. Saikia / Institute of Economic Growth, India, 2013
Worldwide, women enjoyed longer life expectancy at birth than men for the first time in human history in the mid-2000s. In India, both genders have experienced a continuous rise in life expectancy since the 1970s, and the transition t...
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The Way forward for India's National Pension System
R. Sane; S. Thomas / Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, India, 2014
Pension reform in India was conceived in the context of an economy where large expenditures were incurred on pensions of central government employees, a parallel mandatory system existed for private sector ¤firms with 20 or mor...
Creating youth employment in Asia
S. Mahendra Dev / Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, India, 2014
Several countries in the Asia-Pacific region are experiencing demographic changes. Over 60 per cent of the world's youth live in Asia and the Pacific, which translates into more than 750 million young women and men aged 15 to 24 years...
Social Protection Brief: supporting pension reforms in India
Asian Development Bank, 2015
The Government of India is at the forefront of pension reform in South Asia. The drive for pension reform stemmed from ballooning unfunded pension liabilities under the defined benefit system for civil servants, which was not fiscally...
Post - 2015 Development Agenda - India National Consultation Report: Youth Constituency
Knowledge Partnership Programme, 2013
This National consultation report highlights the issues and concerns of Indian youth.  The issues and concerns of the youth were treated holistically and therefore self-reflection and sharing of personal experiences were key proc...
Youth mobilization initiatives in India – programme summary
Knowledge Partnership Programme, 2014
India is home to one of the largest and fastest-growing youth populations in the world. Currently it has 330 million people aged 10–24 and if one goes by the national definition of youth (ages 13–35), then youth constitute...
Synthesis report on current and emerging youth policies and initiatives with links to agriculture: the case of Malawi, Mauritius, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania and Zimbabwe
R. Omoti / Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Policy Analysis Network, 2012
Sub–Saharan African (SSA) countries have a unique population profile, with 44 percent of its population being under the age of 15, making it the youngest region of the world. In spite of the formally recognized role of agricultu...
Ageing, socio-economic disparities and health outcomes: some evidence from rural India
M. Alam / Institute of Economic Growth, India, 2008
With sustained fertility decline and growing survival chances, India is likely to face many new challenges in its population management strategies especially those relating to the quality of human life and their key socio-economic det...
Nagaland's demographic somersault
A. Agrawal; V. Kumar / Institute of Economic Growth, India, 2012
Developmental states like India need information on the socio-economic division of their populations to design redistributive policies. And, given their obsession with global rankings, they also need information to compare themselves ...
An investigation into changes in Nagaland's population between 1971 and 2011
A. Agrawal; V. Kumar 2012
Developing countries like India need information on the socioeconomic sector of her population to design redistributive policies. But India’s official statistics are not free of errors. The Census of India is a case in point. ...
Gender gap in life expectancy in India, 1970-2006
V. Canudas-Romo; N. Saikia / Institute of Economic Growth, India, 2013
Worldwide, women enjoyed longer life expectancy at birth than men for the first time in human history in the mid-2000s. In India, both genders have experienced a continuous rise in life expectancy since the 1970s, and the transition t...
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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.
Open-ended Working Group on Ageing, United Nations (UN OEWGA)
The Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing was established by the United Nations' General Assembly in 2010. The working group will consider the existing international framework of the human rights of older persons and identify possible gaps and how best to address them, including by considering, as appropriate, the feasibility of further instruments and measures.
Global Alliance for the Rights of Older People
The Global Alliance aims to reach out to older people in all regions of the world to ensure their voices are heard by UN member states nationally, regionally, through UN institutions, UN Commissions and the UN General Assembly. The Global Alliance for the Rights of Older People supports the creation of international and regional human rights instruments as powerful tools for strengtheni...
Social Protection Floor (SPF)
A Social Protection Floor (SPF) is the first level of a comprehensive national social protection system. It is comprised of: universal access to essential services (such as health, education, housing, water and sanitation and other services, as nationally defined) social transfers in cash or in kind, to ensure income security, food security, adequate nutrition...
The Journal of Aging in Emerging Economies (JAEE)
(JAEE) is an online, peer-refereed forum for increasing understanding of human aging and for improving the services provided to later-life adults. It is the only journal that deals specifically with ageing issues in emerging economies. The JAEE offers a platform for high quality research on ageing. JAEE is published online biannually in January and July by the Department of Sociology at Kent State...
Journal of Aging Research
Peer-reviewed, open access journal that publishes original research articles, review articles, and clinical studies related to all aspects of ageing.
Ministry of Development Planning and Cooperation, Government of Malawi
The Ministry of Development Planning and Cooperation is Malawi Government's main planning agency responsible for national economic and development planning, and monitoring and evaluation of socio-economic issues in the country. Its main mandate is to provide professional advice and technical support to Government and the public on economic and social policy development and management so as to achi...
University of Western Australia
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