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Improving pension schemes in South Asia
I.S. Rajan; G. Gunatilleke; M. Perera / South Asia Network of Economic Research Institutes 2003
This study proposes to identify the modalities of a comprehensive pension and social security scheme for the elderly population in South Asia, from the experience of India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. The major objectives of the study a...
Responses to the pensions crises in major OECD countries
J. Bongaarts / Population Council, USA 2004
The first part of this study identifies the four factors that determine trends in public pension expenditures: population aging pension benefit levels the mean age at retirement the labour for...
Comprehensive retirement coverage in Sri Lanka can only be achived via redistributive policies that transfer income to non-workers
N. Gaminiratne / Overseas Development Institute 2004
This paper addresses the following issues: what are the expected demographic developments in Sri Lanka? what is the current status of the elderly relative to other groups? what are the current systems ...
Securing UK pensions beyond 2020
D. Blake; L. Mayhew / Pensions Institute 2004
Paper suggests that as a result of population ageing and declining fertility, the UK state pension system is unlikely to remain viable in the very long run without a steady inflow of young immigrant workers from abroad. Beyond 2020, f...
Initial analysis of the UK pensions and retirement savings system
Pensions Commission 2004
This report presents the findings of an analysis of the UK pensions and retirement savings system. It describes the present situation, the trends in place, and the challenges which need to be met. It does not make specific recommendat...
Replacement migration and policies to increase fertility can help slow but not stop Europe’s population ageing
J. Grant; S. Hoorens; S. Sivadasan; M. Van Het Loo; J. Davanzo; L. Hale; S. Gibson; W. Butz / RAND Corporation 2004
This paper examines the interrelations between European government policies and demographic trends and behaviour, and assesses which policies can prevent or mitigate the adverse consequences of current low fertility and population age...
Can China grow rich before it grows old?
R. Jackson; N. Howe / Global Aging Initiative Program 2004
Report explores the economic and social implications of the coming age wave. By 2040, assuming current demographic trends continue, there will be 397 million Chinese elders, (adults aged 60 and over) which is more than the total curre...
Elderly households are seeing benefits of transfer of wealth through privatized housing
R. Buckley; K. Cartwright; R. Struyk; E. Szymanoski / Policy Research Working Papers, World Bank 2003
The elderly in Russia have often been among those least able to cope with all the changes that have taken place during the country's transionary period. Unlike the situation prior to reform - when pensions were stable - they now face ...
Survey of social pension schemes in developing countries
HelpAge International 2004
This report focuses on social pension programmes (involving non-contributory pensions targeted at the poor). It sets out the economic and political issues,provides case study evidence (including the views of older people already recei...
Assessment of the possible applications of NDC model pension schemes
J. B. Williamson; M. Williams / Center for Retirement Research, Boston College 2003
Most public old-age pension schemes around the world are based at least in part on the pay-as-you-go defined benefit (PAYGO DB) model. As these schemes have matured and the limitations of this approach have become more salient, pensio...
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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...
Migration and the potential support ratio
United Nations Population Division 2000
Report examines the case of eight low-fertility countries (France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Russian Federation, United Kingdom and United States) and two regions (Europe and the European Union). In each case, alternat...
Local-level action on ageing populations
A. Marcoux / Sustainable Development Department, FAO SD Dimensions 2001
Paper examines expected trends in population ageing, at the regional and country levels, up to 2050, highlighting the wide differences between countries regarding the urgency of the issues. It then looks at ageing in the broader conte...
Cuba needs to maintain and sustain its impressive human capital
C. Brundenius / Danish Institute for International Studies 2000
This article stresses that one of the great achievements of the Cuban Revolution is its sustained commitment to investment in human capital. This historical development is discussed in this paper. The article indicates that: ...
Practical implications of the population ageing
I. J. Prakash / Ageing and Life Course (WHO) 1999
With no nation-wide registry of older people and community based data on morbidity not readily available, the absence of reliable and continuous sources of data on India makes the task of researchers difficult. Paper gives over...
Report of a workshop on a minimum data set (MDS) for research, policy and action on ageing and the aged
Ageing and Life Course (WHO) 2000
One of the principal problems for issues of ageing in Africa is an almost total lack, or scarcity, of sound data. This means that accurately assessing exactly how the situation of older persons in Africa has altered, what might be the...
Demographic ageing and the reform of pension systems
Project on Population Ageing, Economic Commission for Europe 1999
Chapters in Part Two of the report, looking at the consequences of ageing for pension schemes, are available for downloading. These formed papers from the ECE Spring Seminar, May 1999. The purpose of the Seminar was to review the deba...
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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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