Population, Resources and Development Riding the Age Waves - Volume 1

In the 21st century, the populations of the world’s nations will display large and long-lived changes in age structure. Many of these began with fertility change and are amplified by declining mortality and by migration within and between nations. Demography will matter in this century not by force...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Tuljapurkar, Shripad (Editor), Pool, Ian (Editor), Prachuabmoh, Vipan (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2005, 2005
Edition:1st ed. 2005
Series:International Studies in Population
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Age-Structural Transitions, Population Waves and “Political Arithmetick”
  • Issues and Patterns
  • Age-Structural Transitions and Policy: Frameworks
  • Human Capital Aspects of Economic Development: A Comparative Perspective in Asia
  • A Comparative History of Age-Structure and Social Transitions Among Asian Youth
  • Policy Analysis, Models and Methods
  • A Formal Model of Age-Structural Transitions
  • Projecting Numbers of Living Children of Old People, with Examples from Korea and Thailand
  • Toward a Concept of Population Balance Considering Age-Structure, Human Capital, and Intergenerational Equity
  • Structural and Policy Consequences of Mortality and Fertility Decline
  • Country-Specific Transitions and Challenges
  • Policy Implications for Old-Age Economic Support of Changes in Thailand’s Age Structure: A New Challenge
  • Changing Family Structure in Turkey, 1968–1998
  • The ‘Youth Bulge’ and Agriculture in the Philippines
  • Singapore’s Changing Age Structure: Issues and Policy Implications for the Family and State