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HelpAge India
HelpAge International 1999
HelpAge India has changed its orientation from implementing welfare projects to those that focus on development. It now lays stress on income-generation and microcredit projects that enable the participation of older persons in the ma...
OECD Observer: edition on ageing populations
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 1998
Journal containing articles on OECD research on the economic effects and requirements of an ageing poulation. Topics include: new policies for dealing with ageing the policy challenge of ageing populations ...
Meeting the challenges of population ageing
Ageing Society 1998
Policy Brief setting out seven principles to guide the reforms needed to address demographic pressures starting to emerge in OECD member countries. Principles suggest: Public pension systems, taxation systems and...
Assessing the demographically relevant information contained in agricultural censuses
L. Stloukal / Sustainable Development Department, FAO SD Dimensions 2000
Rural population ageing in developing countries remains inadequately documented and poorly understood. This paper focuses on censuses of agriculture, which so far have been insufficiently explored as possible data sources for the exam...
Will decision-makers have the incentives and opportunity to respond to the changes ahead?
L. Stloukal / Sustainable Development Department, FAO SD Dimensions 2001
Although the ageing of rural populations is now well underway in a large number of developing countries, understanding this phenomenon's social and economic implications and its integration into development plans and policies remains ...
The macroeconomic implications of ageing in a global context
D. Turner; C. Giorno; A. De Serres; A. Vourc'h; P. Richardson / Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 1998
Paper examines two broad macroeconomic issues: What are the likely domestic and international macroeconomic effects of varying degrees of ageing across OECD countries and what are the implications for international flow...
Migration and the potential support ratio
United Nations Population Division 2000
Report examines the case of eight low-fertility countries (France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Russian Federation, United Kingdom and United States) and two regions (Europe and the European Union). In each case, alternat...
Local-level action on ageing populations
A. Marcoux / Sustainable Development Department, FAO SD Dimensions 2001
Paper examines expected trends in population ageing, at the regional and country levels, up to 2050, highlighting the wide differences between countries regarding the urgency of the issues. It then looks at ageing in the broader conte...
Cuba needs to maintain and sustain its impressive human capital
C. Brundenius / Danish Institute for International Studies 2000
This article stresses that one of the great achievements of the Cuban Revolution is its sustained commitment to investment in human capital. This historical development is discussed in this paper. The article indicates that: ...
Practical implications of the population ageing
I. J. Prakash / Ageing and Life Course (WHO) 1999
With no nation-wide registry of older people and community based data on morbidity not readily available, the absence of reliable and continuous sources of data on India makes the task of researchers difficult. Paper gives over...
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Explaining low employment rates among older women in urban China
W. Jin / Institute for Fiscal Studies, London 2017
In China, the employment rate among middle-aged and older urban residents is exceptionally low. For example, 27% of 55-64-year-old urban women were in work in 2013, compared to more than 50% in UK, Thailand and Philippines. ...
Transitions in late-life living arrangements and socio-economic conditions of the elderly in Egypt, Jordan and Tunisia
A. Angeli; M. Novelli / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2017
Middle East and North Africa’s demographic trends reveal together a growing ageing population and an exceptional growth of the youth population. Increasing elderly population leads to significant consequences for the cost...
Family support for older persons in Thailand: challenges and opportunities
J. Knodel; B. Teerawichitchainan / Population Studies Center, University of Michigan 2017
Population ageing and the wellbeing of older persons are major emerging challenges for families, communities, and government in Thailand as in much of Asia. Traditionally, support and care for the elderly are met within the fa...
Older people in situations of migration In Africa: the untold migration story
HelpAge International 2017
Older people in Africa are involved in all aspects of the migration chain: they are voluntary or forced migrants themselves, they shape the migration experience of others by funding youth migration and being involved in the decision-m...
Ageing and the city: making urban spaces work for older people
HelpAge International 2016
Today, more than half of the world’s population live in cities, with this proportion set to rise to two-thirds by 2050. The global population is also ageing rapidly, with the numbers of people aged over 60 set to pass the...
Africa's prospects for enjoying a demographic dividend
D. Bloom; M. Kuhn; K. Prettner / Vienna Institute of Demography 2016
While fertility rates and dependency ratios in Africa remain high, they have started to decline. According to United Nations projections, they will fall further in the coming decades such that by the mid-21st century the ratio of the ...
Living arrangements and conditions of older persons in Namibia
N. Indongo; N. Sakaria / Advances in Aging Research 2017
In Africa, ageing is a phenomenon that is just beginning to reveal its shape; at present, it is a family concern. Although sub-Saharan Africa’s older population is not as large in size as in other regions of the world, it must st...
Inclusive social protection in Latin America: a comprehensive, rights-based approach
S. Cecchini; R. Martínez / United Nations [UN] Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean 2017
Owing to continuing severe problems in Latin America, including poverty, inequality, vulnerability, unemployment and informal employment, which worsened during the crisis of late 2008 and early 2009, Latin American countries m...
Work, family and social protection: old age income security in Bangladesh, Nepal, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam
C. Knox-Vydmanov / HelpAge International 2017
How does growing older affect a person’s income security in Asia? This question is becoming increasingly urgent in the context of rapid population ageing in the region, yet relatively limited comparative analysis has tried to ans...
Population aging in India: facts, issues, and options
Institute for the Study of Labor, Bonn 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 an...
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Vienna Institute of Demography
Advances in Aging Research
Advances in Aging Research (AAR) is an openly accessible journal published bimonthly. The goal of this journal is to provide a platform for scientists and academicians all over the world to promote, share, and discuss various new issues and developments in different areas of ageing research.
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...
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