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The challenges of an aging population

December 4th, 2010 by The Research Council of Norway

The fact that the world population is growing older will not only affect our pensions. In just a few decades there will be more elderly people than children in all parts of the world (with the exception of Africa). “The trend is dramatic,” states the internationally-renowned Norwegian sociologist Gunhild Hagestad. Media reports on the world’s […]