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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...
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...
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.
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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...
Antipoverty transfers and inclusive growth in Brazil
A. Barrientos; D. Debowicz; I. Woolard / International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa 2014
Brazil’s has attracted considerable attention among low and middle income countries for the way it has successfully combined economic and social policies to reduce poverty, inequality, and social exclusion. The emergence of larg...
Effects of urbanization on economic growth and human capital formation in Africa
Program on the Global Demography of Aging 2014
Africa’s population is expected to grow to 2.3 billion by 2050, of whom 60% will be urban. This urbanisation is an important challenge for the next few decades. According to several research papers and reports, Africa’s ur...
Middle Eastern youth and the Arab Spring: cross-national variation and trends in values
M. Moaddel; J. de Jong / Population Studies Center, University of Michigan 2014
Scholars and analysts widely claimed that the youth played a crucial role in the making of the revolutionary movements dubbed the Arab Spring. There has been little empirical evidence, however, to substantiate this claim and to docume...
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...
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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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