Why Population Aging Matters: A Global Perspective

Suggested Resources


Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. Global Demographic Change: Economic Impacts and Policy Challenges. Symposium proceedings. August 26–28, 2004.

Gruber J, Wise DA, eds. Social Security and Retirement around the World. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1999.

Gruber J, Wise DA, eds. Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World. Micro Estimation. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2004.

Hermalin A, ed. The Well-Being of the Elderly in Asia: A Four-Country Comparative Study. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 2002.

International Monetary Fund. The Economics of Demographics. Finance and Development. September 2006;43(3).

Kinsella K, Velkoff VA. An Aging World: 2001. Washington, DC: National Institute on Aging and U.S. Census Bureau, 2001.

Lopez AD, Mathers CD, Ezzati M, Jamison DT, Murray CJL, eds. Global Burden of Disease and Risk Factors. Washington, DC: The World Bank Group, 2006.

Manton KG, Gu X. Changes in the prevalence of chronic disability in the United States black and nonblack population above age 65 from 1982 to 1999. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 2001:98;6354-6359.

National Institute on Aging. Growing Older in America: The Health and Retirement Study. Bethesda, MD: National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of health, forthcoming 2007.

National Research Council. Preparing for an Aging World: The Case for Cross-National Research. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 2001.

Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs. Disability Trends among Elderly People: Re-Assessing the Evidence in 12 OECD Countries (Interim Report). Paris, France: OECD, forthcoming 2007.

United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. World Population Ageing 1950–2050. New York: United Nations, 2002.

Web Resources

English Longitudinal Study of Ageing

European Statistical System (EUROSTAT)

Health and Retirement Study

International Network on Health Expectancy and the Disability Process

Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe

United Nations Expert Group Meeting on Social and Economic Implications of Changing Population Age Structures

United Nations Second World Assembly on Ageing

U.S. Census Bureau International Data Base

U.S. National Institute on Aging

World Health Organization Study on Global Ageing and Adult Health

Publication Date: September 2011
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