Employment and social security protection in the new demographic context
This report analyses the implications of the new demographic context for economic performance and for labour markets, in particular, for employment and social protection in different development contexts. It reviews policy solutions that are being developed and debated, specially in industrialized countries. It also discusses the challenges of demographic transition in countries which continue to experience higher levels of poverty and of informality. It also presents the possible policy directions from a forward-looking perspective. It emphasized the need for policy solutions to address demographic change from a life-cycle and intergenerational perspective.