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 [...]

Facing the facts: the truth about ageing and development

2017-01-23T19:34:14+07:00Tags: , , , , |

  Age International's flagship publication 'Facing the facts: the truth about ageing and development' brings together 25 high profile thought leaders, development experts and academics to discuss the impact of an ageing world on international development. Facing the facts contains [...]

Being Mortal: Ageing, Illness, Medicine and What Matters in the End

2017-01-23T19:35:21+07:00Tags: , , , |

For an almost diametrically different view, including specific reference to Asia, read Atul Gawande’s latest book, Being Mortal. Includes the observation of saying that where independent living is possible, many older people may actually rather enjoy and benefit from [...]