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Regional expert forum in Iran: Sharing experience on policy formulation

2017-08-16T15:53:56+00:00 Tags: , , |

Population ageing is the main demographic trend affecting Asia in this century. The speed and scope of population ageing and its profound implications for socio-economic development call for immediate action at different levels, particularly at the level of policy [...]

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 [...]

Rapid Population Ageing in Viet Nam: Challenges and Opportunities

2017-01-23T19:29:36+00:00 Tags: , , |

This factsheet presents the population ageing in Vietnam which creates both challenges and opportunities to the country’s development. It also provides recommendations for Vietnam to prepare for the transition to the aged phase which is expected to be in 2038. Language: [...]

Population Aging and the Generational Economy: A Global Perspective

2017-01-23T19:33:34+00:00 Tags: , , |

Over coming decades, changes in population age structure will have profound implications for the macroeconomy, influencing economic growth, generational equity, human capital, saving and investment, and the sustainability of public and private transfer systems. How the future unfolds will [...]