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This publication compiles the material developed and discussed at a conference on the economic impact of emigration jointly organised by the OECD and the Latvian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on 17 December 2012.
OECD Health Care Quality Reviews seek to examine what works and what does not work in different countries – both to benchmark the efforts of countries and to provide advice on reforms to improve their health system.
Dementia is a devastating condition for the people affected, their family and friends, and for health systems. Through its global reach and ability to bring together government and non-government perspectives, OECD is in a unique position to face up to the challenge.
The conference is jointly organised by the OECD, the French research center in international economics (CEPII) and its Club, the research team Equippe of the University of Lille, the Fondazione Rodolfo Debenedetti, the University of Luxemburg and IRES (Université Catholique de Louvain).
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Presentation given on Tuesday 3 2013.
Learn about the latest interviews, articles and media interventions from the OECD Health Division.
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Nearly half of Korean seniors live in relative income poverty. This is the highest old-age poverty rate in the OECD countries and nearly four times the OECD average. The old-age dependency ratio in Korea will increase by over 350% in the next 50 years. This is the highest increase among the OECD countries and will leave Korea
as the oldest society by 2062...
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Old-age poverty is relatively low and publicly-provided services contribute substantially to
maintain adequate living standards of the elderly.Pension replacement rates for future retirees are among the lowest in the OECD, so additional
private savings will be necessary to fill the retirement savings gap...
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Financial sustainability has been the main concern behind the pension reforms enacted in Greece in the last three years. Retirement-income adequacy may be an important concern for future retirees but working longer may help to make income more adequate...
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Income poverty rates in old-age are relatively low in Canada but have increased over time. Public transfers contribute less to the incomes of the over 65s than capital...