Category Archive for 'Paper No.17 / 2011'
The Global Aging Preparedness Index: A New Tool for Assessing How Well Prepared Countries are for Global Aging
The world stands on the threshold of a stunning demographic transformation. For most of history until well into the 19th century, the elderly—defined here as adults aged 60 and over—comprised only a tiny fraction of the population, never more than 4 or 5 per cent in any country. Read More
If you can walk, you can dance.
If you can talk, you can sing.
— A saying in Zimbabwe
Fit For Life
“Dance for life” can mean dance for the duration of life, or it can mean dance for the health of life. The two are actually interrelated: to be able to dance, one has to stay relatively healthy; to be healthy, one may want to dance. Read More
The multipillar system for health care financing: Thirteen good reasons for open capitalisation funds covering both pension and health care provisions
CeRM recommendation for creating a new tool, the Open Welfare Funds: open funds based on real capitalisation of contributions, dedicated to both pension and health care provisions, and linked to collective insurance coverage against major health risks (first among them being lack of self-sufficiency).
F. Pammolli, N. C. Salerno (CeRM, Rome)
Dance For Life
Hwa A. Lim