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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...
Establishing comprehensive national old age pension systems
S. Kidd / KfW Bankengruppe 2016
The world is ageing rapidly. Older people currently comprise 12.2% of the world’s population, with 67% living in developing countries.1 By 2050, the proportion globally will reach 21.2%, with 80% in developing countries. As the w...
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...
Live long and prosper: aging in East Asia and Pacific
World Bank Publications 2016
As a region, East Asia and Pacific is ageing rapidly. The region is home to over a third of the global population ages 65 and older—mostly in China—and to more old people than any other region. More significantly, th...
Social Protection for the elderly as a development strategy: a case study of Kenya's old persons cash transfer programme
P. Mathiu; E.K. Mathiu / Instituto de Estudos Sociais e Económicos (IESE) 2016
Kenya has made progressive investments in social protection forthe ageing, providing lessons and existing opportunities for similar programmes. In Kenya, there has been a paradigm shift from universal social protection schemes...
Population ageing in the Small Island Developing States of Africa: trends and socioeconomic implications
UN Economic Commission for Africa 2016
Ageing of the population poses several profound impacts on every aspect of life. This phenomenon has been visible in the Small Island Developing States of Africa (SIDS) and is expected to continue in the next few decades as the SIDS a...
Directory of research on ageing in Africa 2004-2015
2015
The number of older persons in Africa is growing rapidly: between 2015 and 2030 the number of people aged 60 years or over in the region is projected to increase by more than 63 per cent (United Nations, 2015). Accordingly, the situat...
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.
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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...
Establishing comprehensive national old age pension systems
S. Kidd / KfW Bankengruppe 2016
The world is ageing rapidly. Older people currently comprise 12.2% of the world’s population, with 67% living in developing countries.1 By 2050, the proportion globally will reach 21.2%, with 80% in developing countries. As the w...
Live long and prosper: aging in East Asia and Pacific
World Bank Publications 2016
As a region, East Asia and Pacific is ageing rapidly. The region is home to over a third of the global population ages 65 and older—mostly in China—and to more old people than any other region. More significantly, th...
Social Protection for the elderly as a development strategy: a case study of Kenya's old persons cash transfer programme
P. Mathiu; E.K. Mathiu / Instituto de Estudos Sociais e Económicos (IESE) 2016
Kenya has made progressive investments in social protection forthe ageing, providing lessons and existing opportunities for similar programmes. In Kenya, there has been a paradigm shift from universal social protection schemes...
Population ageing in the Small Island Developing States of Africa: trends and socioeconomic implications
UN Economic Commission for Africa 2016
Ageing of the population poses several profound impacts on every aspect of life. This phenomenon has been visible in the Small Island Developing States of Africa (SIDS) and is expected to continue in the next few decades as the SIDS a...
Directory of research on ageing in Africa 2004-2015
2015
The number of older persons in Africa is growing rapidly: between 2015 and 2030 the number of people aged 60 years or over in the region is projected to increase by more than 63 per cent (United Nations, 2015). Accordingly, the situat...
Income security for all Ugandans in old age
Expanding Social Protection Programme, Uganda 2016
Uganda has a rich tradition of care and respect for the elderly. But, as in all societies, this informal system of support – while still functioning for some – is, for many others, beginning to weaken as a result of poverty,...
Poverty, vulnerabiity and inequality in Uganda
Expanding Social Protection Programme, Uganda 2016
According to existing survey analysis, Uganda has made steady progress in poverty reduction over the past decade. However, these gains have not been experienced evenly, with large disparities in poverty levels across geographic areas ...
Demographics, societal aging, and meat consumption in China
AgEcon Search 2016
Drawn on the data collected by surveying 1,340 urban households from 6 cities in China, this paper estimates the impacts of demographic structure and population ageing on household meat consumption, by jointly considering meat consume...
End the neglect: a study of humanitarian financing for older people
HelpAge International 2016
As the scale of humanitarian needs around the world is greater than ever before, the financing of humanitarian response is coming under increasing scrutiny. Data from the latest Global humanitarian assistance report show that in 2014,...
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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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