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Demographic Change in the Asian Century: Implications for Australia and the Region

McDonald, Peter


Declining fertility and mortality rates in the second half of the twentieth century have led to the twenty-first century being characterised as the century of the aging population. Concurrently, the decline in the numbers of young people entering the labour force is exacerbating the problems arising from the aging population. Implications of these trends are analysed for a variety of Asian countries. Labour force growth in India and Pakistan will be sufficient to compensate for the shrinking...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
Source: Asia & The Pacific Policy Studies
DOI: 10.1002/app5.130
Access Rights: Open Access


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