EUROPEAN PAPERS ON THE NEW WELFARE

Aging in the United States and South Korea: Reexamining the Recommendations of the Commission on Global Aging

1. Introduction

In 2002, the Commission on Global Aging, a blue-ribbon panel co-chaired by former U.S. Vice President Walter Mondale, former Japanese Prime Minister Ryutaro Hashimoto and former Deutsche Bundesbank Chairman Karl Otto Pöhl, issued its report outlining a series of policy recommendations for addressing the adverse economic and financial consequences of population aging across different regions and countries. Read More