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Inequality, Inclusive Growth, and Fiscal Policy in Asia
Developing Asia’s sustained rapid growth has improved general living standards and lifted hundreds of millions of Asians out of poverty within a generation. Yet the region now finds itself confronting rising inequality. Countries where inequality has ...
Asia’s Energy Challenge: Key Issues and Policy Options
This book examines key issues and policy options in the development of Asia’s energy security. Rapid growth has transformed Asia’s presence in the world economy: Past growth has dramatically improved Asia’s living standards, lifting millions out of ...
Pension Systems and Old-Age Income Support in East and Southeast Asia: Overview and Reform Direction
(Asian Development Bank, 2011-12-01)
Old-age income support will be one of the biggest social and economic challenges facing Asia in the 21st century. The growing spotlight on old age income support is largely due to exceptionally rapid population aging which is fundamentally reshaping ...
Aging, Economic Growth, and Old-Age Security in Asia
(Asian Development BankEdward Elgar, 2012-10-01)
Population aging is perhaps the single biggest economic and social obstacle confronting Asia's future. The region-wide demographic transition towards an older population is fundamentally reshaping the demographic landscape, and is giving rise to two ...