Demographics and Technological Change: Two Megatrends Shaping the Labor Market in Asia

Event: Technology and Aging Workforce: Maximize the Gains from Longevity and Long Working Life

Demographics and Technological Change: Two Megatrends Shaping the Labor Market in Asia

17 May 2018
Author / Speaker: 
John Piggott, ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research
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Rafal Chomik, University of New South Wales
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Description: 

Asia is experiencing rapid ageing and technological change, which can affect productivity growth, human capital, and technological change. In this keynote presentation, the author identifies the specific technologies that can help ease ageing pressures, such as long term care, healthcare, and digital identification technologies, as well as the various policy and research issues that need to be addressed in order to better manage these challenges.​

Geographical Focus: 
Regional - Asia
Type of Content: 
Learning Event

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