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By James P. Smith,Malay Majmundar,Panel on Policy Research and Data Needs to Meet the Challenge of Aging in Asia,Committee on Population,Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education

The inhabitants of Asia is becoming either greater and older. Demographically crucial continent at the global, Asia's inhabitants, presently expected to be 4.2 billion, is anticipated to extend to approximately 5.9 billion by means of 2050. speedy declines in fertility, including emerging lifestyles expectancy, are changing the age constitution of the inhabitants in order that in 2050, for the 1st time in heritage, there'll be approximately as many of us in Asia over the age of sixty five as lower than the age of 15.

It is by contrast backdrop that the department of Behavioral and Social examine on the U.S. nationwide Institute on getting older (NIA) requested the nationwide study Council (NRC), in the course of the Committee on inhabitants, to adopt a venture on advancing behavioral and social study on getting older in Asia.

Aging in Asia: Findings from New and rising information Initiatives is a peer-reviewed selection of papers from China, India, Indonesia, Japan, and Thailand that have been offered at meetings equipped along with the chinese language Academy of Sciences, Indian nationwide technology Academy, Indonesian Academy of Sciences, and technology Council of Japan; the 1st convention was once hosted by means of the chinese language Academy of Social Sciences in Beijing, and the second one convention used to be hosted through the Indian nationwide technology Academy in New Delhi. The papers within the quantity spotlight the contributions from new and rising info tasks within the quarter and canopy topic components similar to financial development, exertions markets, and intake; relations roles and obligations; and exertions markets and consumption.

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