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The Social and Economics of Healthy Ageing in China
Department of Economics, Sogang University, Korea.ORCID iD: 0000-0002-7902-4683
2016 (English)In: World Health Design, ISSN 1654-9694, no January, 62-68 p.Article in journal (Other academic) Published
Abstract [en]

T he need for healthy ageing is a challenge to many countries with a significant share of elder people. The literature refers to the China’s ageing population as a ticking time bomb, a challenge and also an opportunity. Health is considered an important determinant of economic growth and competitiveness. The health of the older population determines its need for resources and care. Thus, investing in healthy ageing contributes to economic and social well-being. This study is a review of the literature on social and economics of healthy ageing. It aims to summarize the alternative approaches presented in the literature to ease the pressure from rapidly growing ageing population. Conclusions are drawn in respect with the conditions of heathy ageing in China and state policy.

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International Academy for Design and Health , 2016. no January, 62-68 p.
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hj:diva-34436OAI: diva2:1058045
Available from: 2016-12-20 Created: 2016-12-20 Last updated: 2016-12-20Bibliographically approved

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