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Demography and Aging

  • Alexandre Mersel
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Abstract

The aging of the population may be defined as a concept of shifts in age distribution. The study and research of this aging population is mainly driven by a concern for the burdening of social retirement programs. The aging of the population is mainly measured by increases in the percentage of elderly people reaching retirement age. Therefore, the definition of retirement age may vary, depending on the country.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.FDI Europe Continuing Education ProgramGenevaSwitzerland

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