Implications of ageing

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

2017-05-03T09:53:27+07:00Tags: , , , |

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 [...]

The Global Demography of Aging: Facts, Explanations, Future

2018-02-21T12:00:26+07:00Tags: , , , |

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 [...]

Global Conference of Parliamentarians on Population and Development Toward the 2016 G7 Ise-Shima Summit: Declaration and Recommendations

2016-12-26T07:08:12+07:00Tags: , , , , , , |

Global Conference of Parliamentarians on Population and Development Toward the 2016 G7 Ise-Shima Summit is the first G7 Summit after the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 193 Member States of the United Nations. The summit, which [...]

Live Long and Prosper: Aging in East Asia and Pacific

2016-12-26T07:12:56+07:00Tags: , , , , |

The population in East Asia and Pacific is ageing rapidly, raising concerns about the implications for the region’s economic future. Although the region is ageing rapidly, proactive public policy can play an important role in helping it adapt to changing demographics and mitigating the downside risks [...]

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

2016-12-26T08:43:59+07:00Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]