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Panel on the Impacts of Population Ageing

Chair 
Gustavo De Santis (University of Florence)
Membership 
Jorge H. Bravo (United Nations Population Division)
Alexia Fuernkranz-Prskawetz (Vienna University of Technology)
Kohei Wada (Chuo University)
Jocelyn Finlay (Harvard University)
Council Liaison 
Eileen Crimmins (University of Southern California)
IUSSP Secretariat 
Paul Monet (International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP))
 

Terms of Reference

The IUSSP Scientific Panel on the Impacts of Population Ageing focuses on the changes that population ageing brings about, both at the macro and at the micro level, in such diverse fields as the labour market; the pension, and more generally the intergenerational transfer system; private exchanges between relatives (inter vivo gifts, bequests, etc.); capital accumulation; etc. The policy implications and possible actions that these demographic changes entail will be explicitly considered, as well as the possibility of offsetting or reinforcing mechanisms on the interplay between the public and the private sphere. In so doing, special attention will be devoted to issues of intergenerational equity and long term sustainability of current arrangements and possible adjustments. The Scientific Panel organizes scientific and policy oriented seminars, and, more generally, stimulates the debate about these issues both in general terms and, when needed, with reference to specific countries or cases.

 

Programme

International Seminar on the Family, the Market or the State? Intergenerational Economic Support in an Ageing Society

University of Geneva, Switzerland, 22-23 June 2010

A selection of papers was published in The Family, the Market or the State? Intergenerational Support Under Pressure in Ageing Societies, International Studies in Population, Vol. 10, Gustavo De Santis (ed.), Springer 2012


Collaboration with the NTA Project (http://www.ntaccounts.org)
resulting in: 

Training workshop on Measuring and Analyzing the Generational Economy with National Transfer Accounts (NTA)

Bangkok, Thailand, 17-20 September 2012

Publication of the National Transfer Accounts Manual: Measuring and Analysing the Generational Economy

 

Expert group meeting on population ageing, intergenerational transfers and social protection

Santiago, Chile, 19-20 October 2009

 

Session on Population ageing and intergenerational relations at the XXVI International Population Conference, Marrakech, Morocco, 2009.


Publications

The Family, the Market or the State? Intergenerational Support Under Pressure in Ageing Societies, International Studies in Population, Vol. 10, Gustavo De Santis (ed.), Springer 2012

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