Policy and research papers

Rural-urban gaps in health care utilisation among older Thais: The role of family support

2020-08-05T16:12:34+07:00Tags: , , , |

This study examined rural-urban differences in health visits among Thai older people. The researchers measured preventive health care use based on the question of whether the respondent had a health checkup, not due to illness, in the year preceding [...]

The Philippine Social Pension at Four Years: Insights and Recommendations

2017-02-24T16:26:38+07:00Tags: , , , , |

This report looks at the successes and challenges of the first four years of the Philippine social pension, studying the impact of the scheme and the methods of implementation. Language: English Published: The Coalition of Services of the Elderly [...]

Aging of the labor force and technical efficiency in crop production: Evidence from Liaoning province, China

2016-12-26T10:02:24+07:00Tags: , , , , |

The purpose of this paper is to analyze the extent of aging in the agricultural labor force and its effect on farm production in a province of China. Language: English Authors: Min Li and Terry Sicular Published: Emerald Group Publishing [...]

Social protection for older persons: Key policy trends and statistics

2017-01-23T19:34:03+07:00Tags: , , , , |

This policy paper: (i) provides a global overview of the organization of pension systems, their coverage and benefits, as well as public expenditures on social security, in 178 countries; (ii) analyses trends and recent policies, e.g. extension of coverage [...]

Social Protection for Older Persons- Social Pensions in Asia

2016-12-26T12:13:27+07:00Tags: , , , , , , , |

Social pensions are an effective and relevant strategy for supporting older persons in Asia. This excellent book thoroughly details the importance of strengthening the systems of social protection in the region and related lessons and challenges. Case studies are [...]