Tapping Technology to Maximize the Longevity Dividend in Asia

Aging has become one of the key policy concerns in the Asia and Pacific economies. Policy makers in the region urgently need to understand the scale of demographic changes, their impact on productivity and growth, and the underlining mechanisms behind the aging and growth nexus.

This monograph aims to draw upon existing knowledge and evidence to elucidate the role of technology in addressing the economic and labor market opportunities and challenges posed by aging. By doing so, policy makers in the region can develop and deliver solutions to harness technology for productive silver years to maximize the gains from longevity dividends.

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