How should cities take care of their growing elderly populations?
You can work past 65 if you want!
The Conversation argues that there needs to be more flexibility in framing retirement age policy.
Japan’s (Very Few) Children Day
Japan's workforce is shrinking, so is there any way out of the economic mess?
Are we ready for the “grey tsunami”?
The Lancet suggests that the UK, the USA and China are not ready.
Japan’s Shrinking Role in the World
2013 saw a record annual decline in the population of Japan during peacetime.
An ageing India
By 2021 India could have 140 million elderly, but not the ability (or willingness) to take care of them.
Iran’s demographic collapse
Will Iran's bleak demographic outlook lead to war?
Something for next year’s stocking
Although perhaps not for everyone...
New Zealand needs more people!
People are starting to wonder about the implications of New Zealand's slow population growth.
China’s one-child policy to be relaxed
The Chinese Government has slightly relaxed the notorious one-child policy.
Tokyo’s 2020 peak
The 2020 Summer Olympics will mark the start of Tokyo's rapid population decline.
Chinese urbanisation slowing down
Those relying on increased urbanisation in China to fuel economic growth may have to think again.
Caring for your parents: a legal obligation in China
An old woman in China sues her children for neglecting her.
Population growth: doom or necessity?
The New Yorker reviews the arguments.
New Zealand’s retirement plan
More tinkering at the edges around New Zealand's ageing population.
We need to plan now for the ageing
Is the world ready for massive demographic change?
How can Germany arrest its population decline?
Germany is waking up to its population crisis, but will any governmental policies work?
The world’s oldest man?
Do we have a new world record for the oldest human ever recorded?
UK to immigrants: we need you!
A report in the UK argues that immigrants may be necessary for the nation's economic health in the future.
Ageing Population = Lower Productivity Growth?
A report by Fredrik Nerbrand of the HSBC suggest that an ageing workforce is a less productive one.
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