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Interview with Giang Thanh Long, National Economics University of Vietnam

2018-10-16T15:31:10+00:00 Tags: , , , |

How would you describe the historical relationship between older people and their families, especially as concerns ensuring income security and material wellbeing? As the majority of older people, especially in developing Asia, are not covered by any social security system and their own income depends on [...]

Old age income security in the Philippines: Work, family and social protection

2017-12-18T20:31:34+00:00 Tags: , , |

This brief explores how growing older affect a person’s income security in the Philippines. To answer this question, it looks at three of the most important income sources for older people: work, family and social protection. It also draws [...]

Investing in an ageing world: shifting debates from costs to investments

2017-05-03T09:53:27+00:00 Tags: , , , |

Our world is ageing and, in some countries and regions, rapidly. The fact that people now live longer, in better health, and generally in better conditions than ever before is a remarkable success story. But what opportunities and challenges [...]

Interview with Dr Bazlul Haque Khondker, an expert economist from Bangladesh discussing social protection

2017-08-29T09:42:14+00:00 Tags: , , , |

    What are some of the reasons that make social protection for older people so important, economically and socially? A large number of older people are either poor or vulnerable to sudden change, and they enter into retirement [...]