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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.
Africa rising: harnessing the demographic dividend
P. Drummond; V Thakoor; S. Yu / International Monetary Fund 2014
Africa will account for 80 percent of the projected 4 billion increase in the global population by 2100. The accompanying increase in its working age population creates a window of opportunity, which if properly harnessed, can transla...
Including people with disabilities in emergency relief efforts
Institute of Development Studies UK 2014
More must be done to ensure the needs and rights of people with disabilities are fully recognised in disaster risk reduction and emergency responses. Accelerating progress will require inclusive humanitarian programming and the use of...
The Chilean system of contributory pensions as locus of rivalry and of a new social compact
A. Sojo / United Nations [UN] Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean 2014
In a context of rising life expectancy and the promotion of higher fertility through care policies, pension improvements must be consistent with improvements in economic productivity, with the increase in contribution densities as a r...
Social protection global policy trends 2010-2015: from fiscal consolidation to expanding social protection: Key to crisis recovery, inclusive development and social justice
International Labour Organization 2014
While social protection played a strong role in the expansionary response immediately after the onset of the global crisis, many governments embarked on fiscal consolidation and premature contraction of expenditures from 2010 onwards,...
Fostering a digitally inclusive aging society in China: the potential of public libraries
World Bank 2014
China faces policy challenges related to the well-being of its ageing population. What distinguishes it is that rapid population ageing is occurring at a significantly lower income level than in comparable countries. Further, the coun...
Social protection for older persons: Key policy trends and statistics
International Labour Organization 2014
In recent years, many middle-and low-income countries have made great efforts to expand the coverage of contributory pension schemes and to establish non-contributory pensions to guarantee basic income security in old age to all. At t...
Will Africa benefit from a demographic dividend?
D. Cleland / Health and Education Advice and Resource Team 2012
Sub-Saharan Africa lags behind other regions in terms of fertility change and the period of declining dependency ratios lies largely in the future. This paper considers what is needed for Africa to convert favourable demographic chang...
Global AgeWatch Index 2014: insight report
HelpAge International 2014
The Global AgeWatch Index has been created because of the overall lack of information on ageing combined with poor understanding of the effects of ageing on exclusion and marginalisation in services such as health care, education, tra...
Research briefing: Antipoverty transfers and inclusive growth in Brazil
International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa 2014
The evolution of antipoverty policy in Brazil suggests a shift in focus over time from the extension of social insurance to incorporate excluded sectors, to conventional social assistance directed at vulnerable groups, to human develo...
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Reducing old age and economic vulnerabilities: why Uganda should improve its pension system
World Bank 2014
Despite Uganda’s young population, there is an urgent need for pension reform. Limited social protection is leaving vulnerable elderly members of society exposed to poverty, a situation that is exacerbated by the fact that few w...
Social protection for the elderly as a development strategy: a case study of Kenya’s old persons cash transfer programme
P. Mathiu; E. Kangai Mathiu 2010
Kenya has made progressive investments in social protection for the ageing, providing lessons and existing opportunities for similar programmes. In Kenya, there has been a paradigm shift from universal social protection schemes target...
World social protection report 2014/15: building economic recovery, inclusive development and social justice
International Labour Organization 2014
Social protection policies play a critical role in realising the human right to social security for all, reducing poverty and inequality, and supporting inclusive growth – by boosting human capital and productivity, su...
Age Demands Action campaign manual
HelpAge International 2014
This campaign training manual aims to strengthen older people’s knowledge, skills and confidence to grow as campaigners and change their communities and societies for the better. Contents are available as individual secti...
Asia in the ageing century: part III – healthcare
ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research 2013
This is the third research brief in a three-part series that looks at Asia in the ageing century, with a particular focus on the countries of East and South-East Asia. Highlights include: as Asian societies becom...
Asia in the ageing century: part II – retirement income
ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research 2013
This is the second research brief in a three-part series that looks at Asia in the ageing century, with a particular focus on the countries of East and South-East Asia.  The brief considers retirement income systems. Highl...
Asia in the ageing century: part I – population trends
2013
Different parts of Asia are at different stages of demographic shift. Most of the population growth will be in South Asia, which is also younger and still has much more urbanisation ahead of it. East and South-East Asia is expected to...
Coresidence with elderly parents in contemporary China: the role of filial piety, reciprocity, socioeconomic resources, and parental needs
Z. Zhang; D. Gu; Y. Luo / Population Studies Center, University of Michigan 2014
Traditionally, family has played a central role in elder care in China. In addition, China’s constitution and a series of laws passed in the late 1990s stipulate that family members have the primary responsibility for taking car...
Youth bulges and youth unemployment
D. Lam; M. Leibbrandt / Population Studies Center, University of Michigan 2014
The transition from age structures dominated by children to age structures concentrated in working ages may have mixed economic consequences. The “demographic dividend” may be an important contributor to economic growth. B...
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...
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International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (INPEA)
Organisation working to increase public awareness and knowledge of the issue of elder abuse, promoting education and training of professionals and paraprofessionals in identification, treatment and prevention, furthering further advocacy on behalf of elders, and stimulating research into the causes, consequences, prevalence, treatment and prevention of elder abuse and neglect. Web site includes...
Center for Social Development, Washington University
The Center for Social Development publishes a working paper series and research reports, and co-sponsors an interdisciplinary Seminar on Work, Families, and Public Policy at Washington University. Substantively, CSD's work has focused in the following areas: building assets of individuals and families, so they can invest in life goals such as homes, education, and enterprise development...
Non-Contributory Pensions and Poverty Prevention: a comparative study of South Africa and Brazil (NCPPS)
Collaborative project assessing the potential of non-contributory pension income to reduce and prevent poverty among older beneficiaries and their households in developing countries. The project compares and examines non-contributory pension programmes in Brazil and South Africa and aims to identify particular strategies for possible introduction and implementation of such programmes in other deve...
American Association of Retired Persons International Section (AARP)
AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization for people 50 and over. It provides provide information and resources; resources; advocates on legislative, consumer, and legal issues; assists members to serve their communities; and offer a wide range of benefits, special products, and services for members. Web site includes an international section linking to internal and external docum...
Pension Policy Institute, UK (PPI)
Educational charity set up to promote, on a non-political basis, the study of UK pensions and other retirement provision. The PPI will carry out original research and bring together existing information to inform analysis of the whole pensions policy framework. Research findings will be of use to government decision-makers and their advisers, pension and savings providers, employers and trades...
Valencia Forum on Research and Ageing
The Valencia Forum 1 - 4 April 2002 was created to provide a voice for researchers, educators and providers at the Second World Assembly on Ageing, Madrid 2002. WWW site includes full-texts of Valencia Forum Report and keynote papers, paper setting out research agenda on ageing for the 21st Century, post-forum discusssion boards.
Second World Assembly on Ageing, 2002
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 Social Development is the preparatory committee. Assembly aimed to review the outcome of the First World Assembly, revise the International Plan of Action and deve...
Gender Aspects of Ageing, INSTRAW (GAINS)
Section of web site, covering special collection of materials gathered or written by INSTRAW on gender and ageing issues.
United Nations Population Division
Division (part of UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs) provides up-to-date and scientifically objective information on population and development. Offers guidance to the United Nations General Assembly, Economic and Social Council and the Commission on Population and Development on population and development issues and undertakes regular studies on population levels, trends, population es...
National Institute on Aging, USA (NIA)
Research centre. NIA conducts research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs relevant to ageing and older people. It sponsors research on ageing through extramural and intramural programs. The extramural program funds research and training at universities, hospitals, medical centres, and other public and private organizations nationwide. The intramural program conducts ba...
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