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Old-Age pension and extended families: how is adult children's internal migration affected?
X. Chen / Institute for the Study of Labor, Bonn 2016
Old-age pension programs targeting the elderly may eventually benefit their extended families. However, no consensus has been reached on the growing body of literature that examines the potential impact of old-age pension on migration...
Ageing in the Caribbean and the human rights of older persons: Twin imperatives for action
F. Jones / United Nations [UN] Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean 2016
Over the next twenty years, the Caribbean will see a rapid and dramatic ageing of its population. Over this period, the number of older persons will double: the number of persons aged 60 and over will increase from 1.1 million...
Labor market effects of pension reform: an overlapping generations general equilibrium model applied to Tunisia
M.B. Othman; M.A. Marouani / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2016
The problem of the sustainability of pay-as-you-go systems is becoming a serious concern for developing countries characterised by rapid demographic transitions and this problem will grow exponentially if nothing is ...
Social security reform and economic modeling capacity building in Indonesia
Asian Development Bank 2016
Since 1999, economic growth and the rise of the services sector in urban areas have contributed to reducing poverty in Indonesia. While official poverty is relatively low at 12% (30 million persons), an additional 27% of the populatio...
The impact of fiscal subsidy on China's new rural pension system: a natural experiment
AgEcon Search 2016
The China’s New Rural Pension Scheme (NRPS) has rapidly expanded since its first implementation in 2009, and has covered all counties of China since 2012.   ...
Sharing and Learning on the Inclusion of Ageing and Disability in the Syrian Crisis
Women's Refugee Commission 2015
An estimated 22 percent of Syrian refugees in Jordan and Lebanon have impairments. Older persons constitute five percent of the Syrian community in host countries. In May 2014, UNHCR, Handicap International, HelpAge International and ...
Demographic change and fiscal sustainability in Asia
S.-H. Lee; J. Kim; D. Park / Economic Growth Centre, Nanyang Technical University 2016
Changes in the population age structure can have a significant effect on fiscal sustainability since they can affect both government revenues and expenditures. For example, population ageing will increase expenditures on the elderly w...
The high cost of low vision: the evidence on ageing and the loss of sight
International Federation on Ageing 2013
Vision loss ? 80 percent of which is preventable ? is currently the leading cause of age-related disability.Worldwide, 285 million people are visually impaired, including 39 million who are totally blind. In developing countri...
What causes inequity in access to publicly funded health services that are supposedly free at the point of use? A case of user fee exemptions for older people in Senegal
P. Mladovsky; M. Bâ / London School of Economics 2016
Plan Sésame (PS) was launched in 2006 to provide free access to health services to Senegalese citizens aged 60 and over. As in many countries, this user fee exemption is marred by inequitable implementation. This study seeks to...
No country for old men: an investment motive for downward inter-generational transfers in rural China
C. Niu / AgEcon Search 2016
Tens of millions of older Chinese have been struggling with poverty and loneliness as their children  flee villages to cities.  Sharp demographic changes such as rapid aging and increasing dependency ratio due to the one-chi...
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Labor market effects of pension reform: an overlapping generations general equilibrium model applied to Tunisia
M.B. Othman; M.A. Marouani / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2016
The problem of the sustainability of pay-as-you-go systems is becoming a serious concern for developing countries characterised by rapid demographic transitions and this problem will grow exponentially if nothing is ...
Social security reform and economic modeling capacity building in Indonesia
Asian Development Bank 2016
Since 1999, economic growth and the rise of the services sector in urban areas have contributed to reducing poverty in Indonesia. While official poverty is relatively low at 12% (30 million persons), an additional 27% of the populatio...
The impact of fiscal subsidy on China's new rural pension system: a natural experiment
AgEcon Search 2016
The China’s New Rural Pension Scheme (NRPS) has rapidly expanded since its first implementation in 2009, and has covered all counties of China since 2012.   ...
Sharing and Learning on the Inclusion of Ageing and Disability in the Syrian Crisis
Women's Refugee Commission 2015
An estimated 22 percent of Syrian refugees in Jordan and Lebanon have impairments. Older persons constitute five percent of the Syrian community in host countries. In May 2014, UNHCR, Handicap International, HelpAge International and ...
Demographic change and fiscal sustainability in Asia
S.-H. Lee; J. Kim; D. Park / Economic Growth Centre, Nanyang Technical University 2016
Changes in the population age structure can have a significant effect on fiscal sustainability since they can affect both government revenues and expenditures. For example, population ageing will increase expenditures on the elderly w...
The high cost of low vision: the evidence on ageing and the loss of sight
International Federation on Ageing 2013
Vision loss ? 80 percent of which is preventable ? is currently the leading cause of age-related disability.Worldwide, 285 million people are visually impaired, including 39 million who are totally blind. In developing countri...
What causes inequity in access to publicly funded health services that are supposedly free at the point of use? A case of user fee exemptions for older people in Senegal
P. Mladovsky; M. Bâ / London School of Economics 2016
Plan Sésame (PS) was launched in 2006 to provide free access to health services to Senegalese citizens aged 60 and over. As in many countries, this user fee exemption is marred by inequitable implementation. This study seeks to...
No country for old men: an investment motive for downward inter-generational transfers in rural China
C. Niu / AgEcon Search 2016
Tens of millions of older Chinese have been struggling with poverty and loneliness as their children  flee villages to cities.  Sharp demographic changes such as rapid aging and increasing dependency ratio due to the one-chi...
Large-scale social transfer and labor market outcomes: the case of the South African pension program
N. Matsuda / AgEcon Search 2016
Social transfer programs in low- and middle-income countries have been increasing. According to World Bank (2015), there are about 20 social safety net programs in an average developing country, and among various types of safety net p...
Strengthening public pension systems in Asia: Proceedings of the 2015 ADB—PPI conference on public pension systems
Asian Development Bank 2016
While Asia remains a key driver of global economic growth, the outlook for the region anticipates slow marginal growth for 2015 before rebounding in 2016 and remaining stronger for the next 2 years. India’s growth and the...
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Program on the Global Demography of Aging (PGDA)
The output of the Program on the Global Demography of Aging is in the form of research seminars, working papers, publications, workshops and research proposals. The PGDA provides support for research on demographic change and aging throughout the world, with a particular focus on developing countries. An important component of this research is the role of burden of disability and disease in aging,...
Agewell Foundation
Agewell Foundation works for the empowerment and welfare of older persons. Presently Agewell Foundation involves a network of over 1500 NGOs/VOs. Programmes include: Agewell Monitoring & Evaluation Centre Old Age And Disability (An Outreach Initiative) Older Persons in Prison and Asylums (An Assessment Study) SURAKSHA...
Research Network on AIDS and Older Persons in Africa and Asia
The goal this network is to bring together active researchers who study the consequences for and contributions of older persons in Africa and Asia in relation to the AIDS epidemic in order to promote collaboration and comparative analyses. The main anticipated mechanisms to accomplish the network's goals will be small-scale meetings and/or workshops. The network is one of several external networks...
Europe and Central Asia, World Bank
World bank website section covering Europe and Central Asia
International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF)
The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF), registered as a not-for-profit, non-governmental foundation in Switzerland, functions as a global alliance of patient, medical and research societies, scientists, health care professionals, and international companies concerned about bone health.
India Post
Indian Government department running postal services, part of  Department of Post, Ministry of Communications & IT.
BBVA Research (BBVA)
Research wing of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, a multinational banking and financial services organisation. Originally Spanish, it has a major presence in Latin America. Research outputs cover:  Macroeconomic Analysis Sectorial Analysis Global Trends Pensions
Global Extension of Social Security
GESS is a global knowledge sharing platform on the extension of social security and aims to facilitate the exchange of information and ideas, capture and document experiences, identify knowledge gaps, create new knowledge and promote innovation. To achieve this goal, GESS relies on the contributions of its users and the dialogue and exchange between them. This platform, developed and r...
The Grandmother Project
The Grandmother Project (GMP) is an international development organisation working globally to improve the health and well being of women and children. Areas of focus: Maternal and child nutrition and health Early childhood development Water and sanitation Education Female genital mutilation...
World Demographic and Ageing Forum, WDA Forum
The WDA Forum addresses topics of vital interest to worldwide leaders from the political arena, the business community, non-governmental organisations, and academic circles, as well as the public at large. Its main events are the yearly World Ageing & Generations Congress, which constitutes a global platform for an exchange of opinions and experiences and the development of specific solutions,...
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