Reading Development

Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo

Informality and pension reforms in Bolivia

How social protection programmes affect work choices is a question that has been at the centre of labour economics research for decades. More recently, a scant literature has focused on … Continue reading

Monday, 28 June 2021 · Leave a comment

Live Long and Prosper : Aging in East Asia and Pacific

This book discusses the societal and public policy challenges and reform options for the East Asia and Pacific countries as they address aging. The book aims to strike a balance … Continue reading

Sunday, 13 December 2015 · Leave a comment

Protection for older persons: A review of coverage deficits in 46 countries

More than half of the global population aged 65 and above, representing 300 million people, is excluded from urgently needed long-term care (LTC), says the International Labour Organization (ILO). The … Continue reading

Friday, 2 October 2015 · Leave a comment

The Political Economy of Social Pension Reform in Asia

Katja Hujo, Sarah Cook – One way to understand the drivers of social policy reform is to analyse them in relation to the broader development and welfare regime of each … Continue reading

Wednesday, 14 August 2013 · Leave a comment