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Lives of poor people are most affected by actions at the country level
African Development Bank 2000
This report was prepared for the G8 Kyushu-Okinawa Summit Meeting 2000 by a consortium of multilateral finance organizations including African Development Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Inter-American Developm...
World Assembly on Ageing
United Nations Programme on Ageing 1999
Web site currently covering preparations for the planned conference to be convened in Madrid, Spain from 8 to 12 April 2002, marking the twentieth anniversary of the Vienna World Assembly on Ageing. The United Nations Commission for S...
World Population Prospects: The 2000 Revision highlights
United Nations Population Division 2001
Hghlights from the results of the 2000 Revision of the official UN World population estimates and projections. The full results of the 2000 Revision will be presented in a series of three volumes currently under preparation. To...
Macroeconomics of ageing on a global level
R. Brooks / International Monetary Fund Working Papers 2000
Paper explores the global impact of ageing populations using a model of eight world regions to simulate the effects of historical and projected demographic trends on international capital flows. The simulations show that there ...
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...
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Pension funds in Chile: bringing the state back in
A. Ząbkowicz / Institute of Economic Research, Poland / Instytut Badań Gospodarczych 2017
The Chilean reform pioneered a shift in old-age security systems away from public pension schemes on the pay-as-you-go (PAYG) basis towards individual pension schemes on capital basis and found followers in the 1990s, mostly a...
The education motive for migrant remittances: theory and evidence from India
M. Delpierre; A. Dupuy; M. Tenikue; B. Verheyden / Institute of Labor Economics, Bonn 2017
This paper analyses the impact of anticipated old age support, provided by children to parents, on intra-family transfers and education. The authors highlight an education motive for remittances, according to which migrants ha...
Demographic changes in Latin America: the good, the bad and ...
S. Acosta-Ormaechea; M.A. Espinosa-Vega; D. Wachs / International Monetary Fund 2017
The paper develops a simple, integrated methodology to project public pension cash flows and healthcare spending over the long term. The authors illustrate its features by applying it to the LAC5 (Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia an...
Fiscal challenges of population aging in Brazil
International Monetary Fund 2017
In recent decades, population has been aging fast in Brazil while old age pensions and healthrelated spending have increased. As the population ages, the spending trend threaten to reach unsustainable levels absent reforms. Increasing...
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 ...
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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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