Economics of Global Ageing (Demography and Development)
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Last updated 4 Jan 2023
In this video we explore some of the issues surrounding the economics of global ageing. Is an ageing population necessarily negative for competitiveness and economic growth? What policies and strategies might a government introduce to help combat the causes and consequences of an ageing population?
Population ageing is the dominant demographic trend of the twenty-first century—a reflection of increasing longevity, declining fertility, and the progression of large cohorts to older ages.