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Policy implications of ageing societies

Policy implications of ageing societies

report on a meeting of trade union experts held under the OECD Labour/Management Programme, Paris, 2 March 1998

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Published by OECD in Paris .
Written in English

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  • OECD countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Older people -- Government policy -- OECD countries.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGeneral Secretariat, External Relations Division, Labour Management Programme, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
      SeriesOECD working papers,, v. 6, no. 21, OECD working papers ;, v. 6, no. 21.
      ContributionsOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development., OECD Labour/Management Programme., Meeting of Trade Union Experts on Policy Implications of Ageing Societies (1998 : Paris, France)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD72 .O38 vol. 6, no. 21
      The Physical Object
      Pagination19 p. ;
      Number of Pages19
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3749436M
      LC Control Number2003432149
      OCLC/WorldCa39492630

      Get this from a library! Ageing populations: the social policy implications.. [Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.;] -- Considers the implications of ageing population structures in OECD, a trend reinforced by predictions of a continuing future decline in mortality. Handbook of Aging and the Social Sciences, Seventh Edition, provides extensive reviews and critical evaluations of research on the social aspects of aging. It also makes available major references and identifies high-priority topics for future research. The book is organized into four parts.

      Population ageing is poised to become one of the most significant social transformations of the twenty-first century, with implications for nearly all sectors of society, including labour and. Based on the findings of this review, recommendations are made for research, policy, practice and education so as to construct new images of ageing in the society in which everyone look forward to.

      Tokyo is waking up to the huge implications — as well as opportunities — in healthcare, finance, housing and technology of an ageing society. The positive impacts of an ageing population Sarah Harper, Director of the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing, discusses the positive impacts of an ageing population. Older people are people too – able to adapt to their changing circumstances and wishing to contribute to the societies they live in for as long as they possibly can.


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