demographic trends

Changing population ages structures and sustainable development: Ten key findings and recommendations

2017-05-02T11:20:00+00:00 Tags: , , |

This paper was prepared by the Population Division of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs as a contribution to the 50th session of the Commission on Population and Development, 3-7 April 2017, based on the report [...]

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 [...]

Golden Aging: Prospects for Healthy, Active, and Prosperous Aging in Europe and Central Asia

2016-12-26T08:43:59+00:00 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

As populations age, public discourse ranges from concerns about economic decline and fiscal sustainability of pensions and health systems to optimism about opportunities for healthier and more productive aging. The main contribution of Golden Aging is perhaps to show [...]