Asian economies generally meet the conditions for a demography-driven middle-income trap, especially in East and Southeast Asia.
Blog posts on "population aging"
Inclusive and resilient health systems will enable older people to live longer, healthier, and more productive lives.
A new ADB-ILO joint desk review analyzes what the PRC’s transition to a new growth model means for women in the labor market.
Asian countries need to prepare for the potential demographic tax that accompanies gradual population aging.
Asia has the potential to realize the Asian Century, but only adopting bold and visionary policies can help make this a reality.
For over a third of the respondents, expanding financial literacy is crucial in Asia, where many poor people don’t use basic financial services because they don’t understand them properly.
In Asia’s demographic transition, let’s not forget about the elderly. The human dimension is the key to a greyer but richer and happier region.
It is far too early to tell whether the current global productivity slump will persist – the current pessimism may be overdone.
For social protection to become truly inclusive, social protection must meet the needs of younger women and men.
Find out what our readers think about who needs government social protection systems most in developing Asia, where half of the population still lacks access to basic social protection.