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By Rob Vos, Jose Antonio Ocampo, Ana Luiza Cortez

ISBN-10: 1435694686

ISBN-13: 9781435694682

ISBN-10: 1848130538

ISBN-13: 9781848130531

This book is an authoritative research of the social and financial implications of worldwide elevated lifestyles expectancy.  will we supply adequate pensions for outdated humans to reside comfortably?  How can previous humans be empowered to play a extra optimistic position in society?  what's going to the position of grandparents be within the rising new social structures?  What are the consequences for well-being companies? How can the very previous be cared for?  offering a wealth of statistical and quantitative facts and compiled via major economists operating on the vanguard of this region, the authors argue that those demanding situations aren't insurmountable, yet societies in all places have to installed position the necessary guidelines to confront those demanding situations successfully.

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5. Distribution of the working-age population by age group for the world and groups of countries, 1950-2050 Source: United Nations (2005a). Note:The graphs show estimates (until 2005) and medium-variant projections (after 2005) Numbers of men and women Because women usually live longer than men, they significantly outnumber men at older ages. 7). Not only are women more likely than men to survive to age 60, but having once reached that age they can expect to live longer than similarly aged men.

Ageing within the working-age population The labour force is itself ageing. 5). 1 per cent in 2050. In the developed countries, the proportions of the youngest (aged 15-29) and the oldest (aged 50-64) segments of the working-age population were of nearly equal size in 2005. However, starting in 2010 the oldest segment of the labour force is projected to become larger than the youngest component. 2 per cent) of the working-age population in the developed countries. In the countries with economies in transition, the crossover between the youngest and oldest segments of the working-age population is expected to take place between 2020 and 2025.

Growing urbanization of the population has been a major dimension of modernization in the developing world. Most developing countries have been experiencing a combination of population ageing and urbanization in a relatively short period of time. 3 The generally wide income disparities between rural and urban areas and the significant migration of younger members of the family to the city increase the probability that older persons in the countryside will become socially and economically vulnerable.

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