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Understanding population projections: assumptions behind the numbers
T. Kaneda; J. Bremner / Population Reference Bureau, 2014
Policymakers and program planners rely on population projections to assess future demand for resources such as food, water, and energy, as well as services such as health and education. Projections alert policymakers and planners to m...
Promoting the rights of older people in the community in Mae Hong Son province
HelpAge International, 2014
Thailand has a national plan on ageing and national bodies aiming to promote wellbeing of older people, including promoting their rights. Still, it appears that gaining information on and accessing the rights and entitlements under th...
Ageing, poverty and neoliberalism in urban South India
New Dynamics of Ageing, 2010
Using the example of old age poverty in the Indian city of Chennai, formerly Madras, this research situates old age poverty and inter-generational relations within a multi-level framework that ranges from global economic forces to hou...
Ageing, well-being and development: A comparative study of Brazil and South Africa
New Dynamics of Ageing, 2011
Brazil and South Africa represent different models of social policies for addressing ageing. Their success in promoting the well-being of older people in disadvantaged settings shows that there is no single “best practice”...
Pension design with a large informal labor market: evidence from Chile
C. Joubert / Institute for the Study of Labor, Bonn, 2014
Over the last three decades, many governments have considered or introduced fully-funded, privately-managed, individual accounts-based pension programmes. Chile was the earliest and most influential example of such a reform in 1980, a...
The global challenge of managing migration
P. Martin / Population Reference Bureau, 2013
The number of international migrants more than doubled between1980 and 2010, from 103 million to 220 million. In 2013, the number of international migrants was 232 million and is projected to double to over 400 million by 2050. ...
Towards universal pension coverage in Mexico
L. Willmore / HelpAge International, 2014
Until recently, there was no social pension provision in Mexico; all pensions were earnings-related, financed with government subsidies and payroll taxes. Mexico introduced social pensions long after other Latin American countries, an...
The state of social safety nets 2014
World Bank, 2014
ocial safety nets are non-contributory transfers designed to provide regular and predictable support to targeted poor and vulnerable people. These are also referred to as “social assistance” or “social transfers.&rdq...
Grounded: special report - Brazil
The Economist, 2013
A special country-focused edtion of The Economist magazine looks at the following topic areas: politics - a rough ride for Rousseff the economy - why Brazil o?ffers appalling value for money agricultur...
Youth vulnerabilities in life course transitions
United Nations Development Programme, 2014
Approximately 85 percent of all youth aged 15 to 24 live in the developing world, and in general young people experience a greater burden of risk in developing rather than in high-income countries. This paper addresses youth vulnerabi...
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Understanding population projections: assumptions behind the numbers
T. Kaneda; J. Bremner / Population Reference Bureau, 2014
Policymakers and program planners rely on population projections to assess future demand for resources such as food, water, and energy, as well as services such as health and education. Projections alert policymakers and planners to m...
Promoting the rights of older people in the community in Mae Hong Son province
HelpAge International, 2014
Thailand has a national plan on ageing and national bodies aiming to promote wellbeing of older people, including promoting their rights. Still, it appears that gaining information on and accessing the rights and entitlements under th...
Ageing, poverty and neoliberalism in urban South India
New Dynamics of Ageing, 2010
Using the example of old age poverty in the Indian city of Chennai, formerly Madras, this research situates old age poverty and inter-generational relations within a multi-level framework that ranges from global economic forces to hou...
Ageing, well-being and development: A comparative study of Brazil and South Africa
New Dynamics of Ageing, 2011
Brazil and South Africa represent different models of social policies for addressing ageing. Their success in promoting the well-being of older people in disadvantaged settings shows that there is no single “best practice”...
Pension design with a large informal labor market: evidence from Chile
C. Joubert / Institute for the Study of Labor, Bonn, 2014
Over the last three decades, many governments have considered or introduced fully-funded, privately-managed, individual accounts-based pension programmes. Chile was the earliest and most influential example of such a reform in 1980, a...
The global challenge of managing migration
P. Martin / Population Reference Bureau, 2013
The number of international migrants more than doubled between1980 and 2010, from 103 million to 220 million. In 2013, the number of international migrants was 232 million and is projected to double to over 400 million by 2050. ...
Towards universal pension coverage in Mexico
L. Willmore / HelpAge International, 2014
Until recently, there was no social pension provision in Mexico; all pensions were earnings-related, financed with government subsidies and payroll taxes. Mexico introduced social pensions long after other Latin American countries, an...
The state of social safety nets 2014
World Bank, 2014
ocial safety nets are non-contributory transfers designed to provide regular and predictable support to targeted poor and vulnerable people. These are also referred to as “social assistance” or “social transfers.&rdq...
Grounded: special report - Brazil
The Economist, 2013
A special country-focused edtion of The Economist magazine looks at the following topic areas: politics - a rough ride for Rousseff the economy - why Brazil o?ffers appalling value for money agricultur...
Youth vulnerabilities in life course transitions
United Nations Development Programme, 2014
Approximately 85 percent of all youth aged 15 to 24 live in the developing world, and in general young people experience a greater burden of risk in developing rather than in high-income countries. This paper addresses youth vulnerabi...
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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
Asia-Pacific Intergovernmental Meeting on the Second Review and Appraisal of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing, 2012
Review of Madrid Plan of  Action on Ageing
Long-Run Economic Perspectives of an Ageing Society (LEPAS)
The EU member countries will be increasingly populated by older people. Nearly 25 percent of people in the European Union in 2030 can be above age 65, up from about 17 percent in 2005. Europe's old-age dependency ratio (the number of people age 65 and older compared with the number of working-age people ages 15-64) could more than double by 2050, from one in every four to fewer than one in every t...
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