The socioeconomic implications of population aging in the People's Republic of China

This brief outlines the socioeconomic implications of the aging population of the People's Republic of China. Hazards of population aging, and China’s position regarding aging are discussed. The challenges ahead are then outlined: sustaining inclusive economic growth, improving mobility and quality of the labour force, and strengthening safety nets. The brief concludes with policy directions for the PRC.

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Field Value
Document type Issue and policy briefs
Language of document
  • English
Topics
  • Government services
  • The aged policy and administration
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Cambodia
  • Viet Nam
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Thailand
  • Myanmar
  • China
Copyright Yes
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© Asian Development Bank. http://hdl.handle.net/11540/626. License: CC BY 3.0 IGO.

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License CC-BY-4.0
Contact

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Author (individual) Lommen, Yolanda Fernandez
Publication place Philippines
Publisher Asian Development Bank
Publication date 2010
Date uploaded June 12, 2015, 07:47 (UTC)
Date modified January 7, 2016, 21:38 (UTC)