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Study on accessing healthcare by the older population in Myanmar

2017-03-17T11:35:57+00:00 Tags: , , , |

This study analyses the health seeking behaviour and utilisation of healthcare services among older people. Further, it identifies and examines barriers to healthcare access along several dimensions including: availability, geographic accessibility, affordability and acceptability. These dimensions of accessibility are [...]

The Feasibility of a universal social pension in the Philippines

2017-03-10T02:52:56+00:00 Tags: , , , , |

Following the first report "The Philippine Social Pension at Four Years: Insights and Recommendations" published last year, this report focuses on the question of whether a universal social pension would be appropriate and feasible in in a country like the [...]

Universal social pension: Feasibility in the Philippines (infographic)

2017-03-10T02:57:19+00:00 Tags: , , , , |

This is a summary of the report called "The Feasibility of a Universal Social Pension in the Philippines". The infographic consists of 5 sections presenting the concept of universal social pension, benefits and affordability in the context of the Philippines. Language: [...]

Work, family and social protection: Old age income security in Bangladesh, Nepal, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam

2017-02-14T11:54:09+00:00 Tags: , , , |

This report provides a comparative investigation of the income security of older people in five Asian countries that have diverse contexts; namely, Bangladesh, Nepal, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. The report paints a picture of the multiple sources of income [...]

The Global Demography of Aging: Facts, Explanations, Future

2017-01-11T08:25:05+00:00 Tags: , , , |

This working paper provides  a broad overview of the global demography of ageing. It reviews patterns, trends, and projections involving various indicators of population ageing and their demographic antecedents and sequelae. It also reviews theories economists use to explain the behavioral [...]